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    Year 1968 accidents

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    Sikorsky S-65 H-53 Accidents


    YearVersionC/N
    1968 ch-53a 65-014 US 151697 : w/o 24apr68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-040 US 152413 : w/o 19may68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-045 US 153276 : w/o 04mar68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-047 US 153278 : w/o 19feb68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-050 US 153281 : On May 1, 1968 SGT Donald R. Evans was a gunner on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-53A tail number 153281 from the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463). At 2056 hours the aircraft crashed into the sea while attempting a carrier landing about 22 miles northwest of Tan Me. Four survivors from the helicopter were rescued about an hour later but the fifth crewman (SGT Evans) could not be found. A search was requested by USS Valley Forge (LPH8). His remains were later recovered. [Sourced from vhpa.org] - See more at vvmf.org


    1968 ch-53a 65-052 US 153283 : w/o 22feb68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-053 US 153284 : w/o 28jul68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-096 US 153710 : w/o 08jan68 HMH-463 /YH
    1968 ch-53a 65-110 US 153724 : w/o 14feb68 with NATC
    1968 ch-53a 65-138 US 154875 : Aircraft crashed on Toro Peak while installing communications equipment. 1 fatality 15 injuries. The crash site is still on Toro Peak (southern California north of San Diego) The largest pieces of the wreckage left is part of the tail section, main rotor gearbox and a section of the loading ramp. Lots of other smaller debris in the area as well.
        10 C/N found.


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