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  • Sikorsky HH-53B

    This model is a version of S-65 H-53

    c/n 65-090

    Written off 1981

    Helicopter Sikorsky HH-53B Serial 65-090 Register 66-14435 used by US Air Force USAF. Aircraft history and location


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    1550th ATTW w/o 23sep81 1550 ATTW
    1981-09-291551st CCTW, Kirkland AFB
    w/o 29sep81, aircraft and crew lost on during a night time combat training mission on Mt. Taylor near Grant, NM.
    435 actually went down in late morning
    aircraft Commander was Capt James P. Gang. The A/C had a crew of 4, plus a flight examiner, Capt. Randy Jensen and the crew chief, Sgt Michael Hoon on board. Capt Jensen and Sgt Hoon survived the crash but died from burns received.

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