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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121908
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:16-MAR-1975
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 68-15739
C/n / msn: 10669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schönderling -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit trees while flying low in darkness. The helicopter was on the way to pick-up soldiers which were injured during exercise.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 17 March 1975, p9
- Jan van Waarde, US Military A/C mishaps 1950-2004


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2011 11:06 TB Added
04-May-2011 15:01 TB Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 08:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 11:01 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2015 11:13 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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