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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175417
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Date:15-MAY-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Toro, Santa Rosa Mountain Range, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Monterey, California
Destination airport:Salias, California
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 15 May 1973: crashed and burned on Mount Toro,Santa Rosa Mountain Range. California, 15 miles (24 km) south of Palm Springs, between Monterey and Salinas while on a routine training flight. The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. Contemporary press reports named the sole fatality as 1st Lt Bruce M. Donnelly.

Sources:

1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43272575


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2015 15:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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