Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 81-23557, Tuesday 18 October 1983
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Date:Tuesday 18 October 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 81-23557
MSN: 70.278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Mt. Ranier -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Fort Lewis, WA
Destination airport:Packwood Area
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Part of flight of 3 doing night vision training. Flame (flare?) was seen, then fell to ground and burst into flames. CW2 Gary Tinkham, WO1 Micheal Stewart, SGT John Bourassa & SP4 Robert Young died.


Army Aircrews, DOD casualty records.

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
16-Oct-2015 17:39 RodgerAsai Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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