Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 84-23939, Tuesday 8 September 1987
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Date:Tuesday 8 September 1987
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: 84-23939
MSN: 70.766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:US ARMY Camp Humphries -   South Korea
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A flight crew member stole the aircraft and attempted suicide by leaping from the aircraft on initial liftoff. After abandoning the aircraft it began an I controllable spin and crashed in the fuel farm of Camp Humphries airfield. The crew member survived his fall into a marsh area. The helicopter exploded upon impact and burned.


Eyewitness to the crash.

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
15-May-2012 23:59 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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