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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175409
Last updated: 20 July 2017
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Date:28-NOV-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:3 Aviation Detachment, US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Charyeong Mountains, near Cheonan, South Chungcheong -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Osan AB, South Korea (OSN/RKSO)
Destination airport:Taegu AB, South Korea (TAE/RKTN)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 28 November 1972: crashed in the Charyeong Mountains, near Cheonan, South Chungcheong, South Korea, after leaving Osan AB, en-route to base at Taegu AB, South Korea. Two persons on board killed: later named in contemporary press reports as CW2 Charles M. Covert [Pilot] and SP5 Fred L. Smith [C]

Sources:

1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/dmz/p_dmz_army_aircraft_postwar_deaths.htm
3. http://www.vhpa.org/DAT/datC/G60531.HTM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2015 14:08 Dr. John Smith Added

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