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  • Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion


    This model is a version of S-80 H-53E



    c/n 65-450


    Written off 1990




    Helicopter Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion Serial 65-450 Register 161393 used by US Marine Corps USMC. Aircraft history and location






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    161393

    usa US Marine Corps

    USMC CH-53E
    1985-1990 HMH-465 /YJ-20
    wfu HMH-465
    1990-11-24Gulf war

    During NVG flight, shortly after lifting dual point external load, No. 2 engine caught fire inflight. The zero bearing failed and the engine caught fire. Pilots safely got the aircraft to a albeit rough landing. But no crash fire rescue was available and the aircraft burned up. All the crewmembers safely egressed the helo after landing.



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