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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75348
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:07-JUL-1970
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell/Dornier UH-1D Iroquois (205A-1)
Owner/operator:Heeresflieger (German Army Aviation) HFB8
Registration: 72+90
C/n / msn: 8410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wimbachtal -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Reiteralpe
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Clipped telephone cable near Berchtesgaden. Eight french soldiers and the four german crew members died. One french soldier (SPC Pier Guimet) survived with serious burns.

Sources:

flugzeugforum.de
rhein-zeitung.de
http://www.wimbachschloss.de/index.html?seiten/geschichte.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2010 13:54 TB Added
30-Jun-2010 10:31 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2010 11:56 TB Updated [Narrative]
04-Jul-2010 09:04 TB Updated [Operator]
08-Jul-2010 14:42 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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