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17-Mar-11 Sikorsky CH-53E MCAS Miramar, US-California (1F)

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Mechanic became trapped under the sponson of a CH-53E after the landing gear collapsed when the landing-gear pin was pulled before takeoff. Marine was later named as Sgt. Alexis Fontalvo

Date
March 17, 2011
Make
Sikorsky
Model
CH-53
Location
MCAS Miramar
Country
US-California
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
1
Operator
US-Marine-Corps
Link 1
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/mar/21/miramar-marine-who-died-was-pinned-under-helicopte/
Link 2
http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2011/03/marine-corps-identifies-sergeant-killed-in-miramar-mishap-032111/

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