Helicopters at NAS Norfolk damaged after severe thunderstorm!

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Helicopters at NAS Norfolk damaged after severe thunderstorm!

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Whoops... :?



Another clip shows at least 3 MH53s and 7 MH60s with damage.
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A news topic on FB stated the number of helos damaged at 22!
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wavy.c ... esday/amp/

Shows some pictures of the turned over helicopters.
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More information from the war zone site:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/n ... in-norfolk
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From pictures on Instagram at least an (M?)H-60 with nosecode 615 could be identified, as well an MH-53 coded 436. Looks like a lot of helicopters are damaged, some even flipped over! Potential write offs, especially for the older H-53s?
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Apparently 10 are Class A, thought I read somewhere 3x MH53E, 1x MH60R and 6x MH60S.
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one MH-60R Sea Hawk
168155/AB-703

four MH-53E Sea Dragon
163057/AN-436
+3

five MH-60S Knight Hawks
166308/BR-46
167880/AJ-615
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Hi,
Was 167880 read off for AJ615 please? I show this as being transferred to HSC-2 as HU742 (noted Oct19 and Feb20) ex AJ615?
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Starfighter_F-104G wrote: 28 Jul 2022, 14:58 one MH-60R Sea Hawk
168155/AB-703

four MH-53E Sea Dragon
163057/AN-436
+3

five MH-60S Knight Hawks
166308/BR-46
167880/AJ-615
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Re: Helicopters at NAS Norfolk damaged after severe thunderstorm!

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I also have 167880 as transferred to HU-742 already years ago (ex AJ-615). Did you use Scramble database to fill in the BuNo’s?
Besides, studying the pics I believe ‘46’ is more likely HU-746.
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