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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152113
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:27-MAY-1963
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Reusch/Göppingen -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed from a hight of 40 metres during logging of a nine metres long church tower tip (Christ-König-Kirche). Pilot and co-pilot killed, mechanic survived serious injured.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 28.5.1963, p16/1.6.1963, p12
http://www.atelier-sick.de/infos.html
http://www.flugzeugforum.de/uh-1b-absturz-christkoenigskirche-39970.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2012 09:44 TB Added
29-Dec-2012 11:25 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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