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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68307
Last updated: 19 December 2018
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Date:19-SEP-2009
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration: 79-23272
C/n / msn: 70089
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Balad Base -   Iraq
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
B Company, 1-137th Ohio National Guard helicopter crashed on approach to Balad. Bad weather under NVG flight. Sand storm and heavy rain caused loss of orientarion. Impacted the ground at approx. 100 mph.

Sources:

http://www.pronews.gr/defence/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8894&Itemid=46


Images:


Balad, Iraq Sept 2009

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2009 05:43 nikitas Added
22-Sep-2009 12:27 Anon. Updated
30-Sep-2010 23:57 hawk604 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
07-Jan-2015 12:23 el_serj Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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