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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175408
Last updated: 29 May 2017
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Date:19-OCT-1972
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:3 Cavary Regiment, US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guadalupe Pass, Culberson County, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Enid, Oklahoma
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 9 October 1972; One of three OH-58 Kiowa helicopters carrying personnel on a recruiting mission to Enid, Oklahoma. Helicopter crashed at approximately 14:00 hours local time, just north of Guadalupe Pass, Culberson County, Texas (at approximate co-ordinates 3151′39″N 10449′18″W), after encountering bad weather. Two persons on board killed: later named in contemporary press reports as CW2 Stephen C. Schlag [Pilot] and P4 James D. Porter [CE]

Sources:

1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. http://www.vhpa.org/DAT/datS/G62003.HTM
3. http://www.thebattleofkontum.com/rosters/htroopao.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2015 13:52 Dr. John Smith Added

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