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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76815
Last updated: 29 July 2020
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Date:23-JAN-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1S Cobra
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 68-17092
C/n / msn: 20820
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Habichsthal/Frammersbach -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"The helicopter flew over once lengthwise over the village. Behind him a large cloud of smoke. He then attempted an emergency landing on the hill above the village, but in doing so he flew into the hillside and exploded. An inmate could just jump off before, but was killed by the rotor. The other man was burned on the seat. Until today 2011, some small parts of the helicopter can be found."

Sources:

Scramble
Flight International 16 May 1987, p38
"An eyewitness and villagers."


Images:


The red circle marks the crash site

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
21-Nov-2010 13:43 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2011 13:20 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2011 03:23 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2011 03:53 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 09:05 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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