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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175424
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Date:16-JUL-1973
Time:23:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:North Carolina Army National Guard, US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Norman, off Highway 150, Sherill's Ford-Terrell area, North Carol -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Greensboro, North Carolina
Destination airport:Charlotte, North Carolina
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 16 July 1973: crashed and broke into pieces after striking a tall tree at approx 2305 hours in a wooded area on the edge of small lake off Lake Norman, off Highway 150, in the Sherill's Ford-Terrell area, while returning to Greensboro from Charlotte, North Carolina.

The two crew were killed: contemporary press reports named the two fatalities as Captain Larry E. Rollins [Pilot] and Staff Sgt Terrance W. Myers Jr.

Sources:

1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. http://www.62ndcacrc.com/fallen.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2015 16:22 Dr. John Smith Added

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