ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77053
Last updated: 29 November 2014
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Date:02-JAN-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:US Army (4-228 AVN BN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Salvador/Honduras border -   El Salvador
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by an FMLN patrol in San Francisco canton, Lolotique district, Department of San Miguel, while flying at low altitude. Crew successfully autorotated down the side of a hill after crossing a ridgeline. A/C crashed into a 4 foot boulder, and then rotated 185 degrees around it. CW4 Daniel Scott was killed instantly as his side of the A/C struck the boulder. Dawson and Pickett were executed by FMLN.
CW4 Daniel F. Scott [P]
LTC David H. Pickett [P]
PFC Earnest G. Dawson Jr [CE]

Sources:
Scramble 257
Flight International 13-19 May 1992
http://www.armyaircrews.com/huey.html



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
10-Oct-2010 14:34 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2010 09:30 penguin832 Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
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