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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77424
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas AH-64A Apache
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 89-0257
C/n / msn: PV669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Albermarle, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
While at a hover on the backside of a hill, the aircraft entered an undetected slight rearward movement causing the tail rotor to strike a tree. The T/R assembly departed the aircraft causing a loss of control with the fuselage spinning in uncontrollably into the trees. The front seater was injured, pilot was uninjured. Aircraft was assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 229th Attack Helicopter Regiment.


Scramble 249


At the crash scene, Uwharrie National Forest, NC.

Revision history:

30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
01-Jul-2012 07:39 harro Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
25-Oct-2016 12:54 AO9101 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2016 07:46 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]

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