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U.S. Helicopter Crash In Sicily  
User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 2864 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 9 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2862 times:

CNN is reporting that a Navy H-53 chopper went down on the east side of the island. All 4 on board dead, cause is not yet known, but the wreckage burned out after the crash.

T.J.


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User currently offlineUALPHLCS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2739 times:

I don't have details yet. But my brother told my parents that one of his former Citadel classmates was killed in this crash. they where both on the wrestling team.

My prayers are with their families.



User currently offlineWoodreau From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 978 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2754 times:

I'm a bit befuddled with the fascination in US military aircraft crashes, but the one in Sicily was a Navy MH-53E, BuNo 163068, which crashed returning to the field during a training mission.

The Marine Corps also lost an AV-8B the same day, BuNo 163201, in North Carolina.




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