Helicopter Accidents

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Sembach AB, Germany
17 Mar 1976

S/N #68-10927

CH-53C #68-10927 of the 601st TASS at Sembach AB, Germany, crewed by:

  • Capt. William H. McGeorge (IP)
  • Capt. John G. Piroutek (P)
  • Sgt. Ronald G. Bridges (FE)
  • Sgt. Richard D. Seaman (FE)

Aircraft crashed during a routine training mission at Sembach AB, Germany killing all four crew members. The helicopter was in a hover when it rolled over and crashed inverted and it was determined the cause was a primary servo bolt breakage.

No other details are available at this time.

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