Sikorsky HH-53C

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

c/n 65-265

Written off 1980

Helicopter Sikorsky HH-53C Serial 65-265 Register 69-5786 used by US Air Force. Aircraft history


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US Air Force
1550th ATTW w/o 18jul80 Dugway Proving Grounds Utah
usa 69-5786
US Air Force
I was part of the 1550th and was flying along side 5786 when the accident occurred. One fine airmen lost and another severely wounded. Thankful their wasn't more loss of life as the plane had numerous airmen aboard. I think of SSgt Ford and Msgt Washington often.

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