01-Sep-14 Sikorsky CH-53E Gulf of Aden, Djibouti

CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde.  All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were safely recovered

Date:
1 September, 2014
Make:
Sikorsky
Model:
CH-53
Location:
Gulf of Aden
Country:
Djibouti
Civil / Military:
Military
Operator:
US-Marine-Corps
Link:
http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=83044
Link:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/01/helicopter-crash-gulf-of-aden-rescue-marines-navy/14937733/
Link:
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/02/world/africa/marine-helicopter-crash/

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