A Sikorsky HH-52A rescues 22 people from the Burmah Agate maritime disaster
Thursday, November 1, 1979 - Gulf of Mexico, United States of America
This was a very significant maritime incident. The actual aircraft involved is now in the Udvar Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, VA.
For further details on the HH-52A see AHS Calendar May 2013.
(Source: The story of the helicopter that saved 22 sailors from burning ships was forgotten. Until now, Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, March 4, 2016)