CH-53E in Okinawa incident had in-flight engine fire

A CH-53E helicopter that made an emergency landing in Okinawa on Oct. 11 had suffered an in-flight engine fire.


The rotorcraft from HMH-462 was forced to land in the village of Higashi.

YouTube video footage of the crash site shows another CH-53 attempting to put out the fire using a helibucket.

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