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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175407
Last updated: 22 September 2017
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Date:06-APR-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:Army Aviation Demonstration Team, US Army
Registration: 68-166..
C/n / msn: 400..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Rucker, Alabama -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Rucker, Alabama
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 6 April 1972 when crashed at Fort Rucker, Alabama: mid-air collision with another OH-58A Kiowa whilst practicing for the start up of the Army Aviation Demonstration Team. Pilot killed: pilot later named as CPT Norbert W. Kirk Jr
Pilot of other OH-58A Kiowa was pulled out by ground crew, and survived injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. http://www.vhpa.org/DAT/datK/G61396.HTM16687


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2015 13:36 Dr. John Smith Added

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