Airplane Crash - Near Jericho, Jordan 05/10/1977

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Jericho, Jordan


Date05/10/1977
Time20:30
LocationNear Jericho, Jordan
OperatorMilitary - Israel Air Force
TypeSikorsky CH-53D (helicopter)
Registration360
Aboard54
Fatalities54
Ground0
SummaryCrashed and exploded in the desert shortly after taking off . Crew error. Flight at an unsafe altitude into an area of unfamiliar terrain.

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