Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Thursday April 24, 1980
Hit by a U.S. Marine Corps RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter during a hostage rescue operation while on the ground.

Crash Details

DateThursday April 24, 1980
LocationPosht-i-Badam, Iran
Passengers0
Crew7
Fatalities5
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeLockheed EC-130E Hercules
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration62-1809
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Posht-i-Badam, Iran
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed EC-130E Hercules
1980