Mishaps. (H-1 Helo Update).
A civilian was killed and a crew member injured when a UH-1N "Huey" of NAS Lemoore, Calif., made an emergency landing during a search and rescue hoist on 13 June.
A Marine Attack Squadron 231 AV-8B Harrier II crashed while operating from Nassau (LHA 4) in the Atlantic Ocean on 22 June. The pilot ejected safely.
A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 MH-53E Sea Dragon was damaged when landing following a takeoff emergency at NAS Sigonella, Italy, on 27 June.
Two aircrew members were injured when a Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 264 AH-1W Super Cobra crashed near MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., on 27 June.
A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 2 UH-3H Sea King crashed on board Cushing (DD 985) and was lost overboard while operating in the Arabian Gulf on 5 July.
An F-14B Tomcat of Fighter Squadron 101 crashed in the Virginia Capes area on 8 July. The aircrew ejected safely.
Three Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron H-60 Seahawks were damaged during a flight line incident at NAS Fallon, Nev., on 9 July. The main rotor of a taxiing helo struck the turning tail rotor of a stationary helo, generating debris which damaged another aircraft.
Two Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (Reinforced) 166 CH-53 Sea Stallions were damaged during a flight line incident in Singapore on 16 July. The main rotor of a taxiing helo struck the turning rotor of a stationary helo, generating debris which struck and killed a civilian.
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|Publication:||Naval Aviation News|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2002|
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