Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps

Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps Friday June 23, 1967
A mid-air collision occurred between the two aircraft as they attempted to land at the New River Marine Corps Air Facility located on the grounds of Camp Le Jeune.Tower personnel did not continuously monitor the approach of the CH-53 in order to take more positive action to prevent the mid-air collision.

Crash Details

DateFriday June 23, 1967
LocationNear Jacksonville, North Carolina
PassengersUnknown
CrewUnknown
FatalitiesUnknown
SurvivorsUnknown
Aircraft TypeBell UH-1B / Sikorsky CH53A helicopters
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Registration638572/153305
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Jacksonville, North Carolina
Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Bell UH-1B / Sikorsky CH53A helicopters
1967