Girish Mahajan

1977 Israeli Air Force Sikorsky CH 53 Sea Stallion crash

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Site  Jordan Valley
Date  10 May 1977
Total fatalities  54 (all)
Location  Jordan Valley
Survivors  0
Operator  Israeli Air Force
Survivor  0
1977 Israeli Air Force Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion crash httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Summary  Under investigation (causes unknown)
Aircraft type  Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
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On May 10, 1977, an Israeli Air Force Sikorsky CH-53 Yas'ur helicopter crashed during an exercise in the Jordan Valley, killing all 54 on board (including the 10-member flight crew). The disaster became known as Ason Hanun-dalet, or "Disaster of the 54".

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1977 Israeli Air Force Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion crash Wikipedia


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