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June 26, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
A U.S. Marine helicopter slammed into a fog-shrouded hillside in southern Japan on Saturday, killing all seven Marines aboard, military officials said. The CH-53D Sea Stallion crashed about 10:20 a.m. as it was crossing the southwest tip of Shikoku Island in southern Japan just one mile from a nuclear power plant. The crash occurred shortly after Typhoon Thad swept over the area.
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June 27, 1988
The Marine Corps released the names of seven Marines killed in the crash of their CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter in Japan. The victims, members of Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, were based at the Marine Corps Air Station at Tustin, Calif., and were on a six-month assignment in Japan. The seven were identified as Capt. Michael E. Bermel, Cataldo, Ida.; 1st Lt. Patrick C. Fleming, Bay City, Mich.; Staff Sgt. Stephen R. Yoder, San Bernardino, Calif.; Sgt. Eric C. Mau, Bakersfield, Calif.; Sgt.
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June 27, 1988
The Marine Corps released the names of seven Marines killed in the crash of their CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter in Japan. The victims, members of Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, were based at the Marine Corps Air Station at Tustin, Calif., and were on a six-month assignment in Japan. The seven were identified as Capt. Michael E. Bermel, Cataldo, Ida.; 1st Lt. Patrick C. Fleming, Bay City, Mich.; Staff Sgt. Stephen R. Yoder, San Bernardino, Calif.; Sgt. Eric C. Mau, Bakersfield, Calif.; Sgt.
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June 26, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
A U.S. Marine helicopter slammed into a fog-shrouded hillside in southern Japan on Saturday, killing all seven Marines aboard, military officials said. The CH-53D Sea Stallion crashed about 10:20 a.m. as it was crossing the southwest tip of Shikoku Island in southern Japan just one mile from a nuclear power plant. The crash occurred shortly after Typhoon Thad swept over the area.
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