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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60780
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Date:17-SEP-1981
Time:14:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 66-13553
C/n / msn: 305A-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strassberg -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with German Army Aviation helicopter Alouette II 75+29 during NATO exercise "Scharfe Klinge". Capt. Donald Peter Keller USAF, 29 years old, was killed. Aircraft was based at Sembach Airbase in Germany

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1966.html
Hamburger Abendblatt 18.9.1981
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51044382


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Apr-2011 13:49 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2014 04:18 sabbatus Updated [Source, Narrative]

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