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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122907
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:05-JUN-2011
Time:c. 1100L
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior
Owner/operator:1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th CAB
Registration: 95-00024
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sabari district of the eastern province of Khost -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two service members with the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan died in a helicopter crash Sunday. Helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan in the Sabari district of the eastern province of Khost.
Crew later named as Chief Warrant Officer Bradley J. Gaudet, 31, of Gladewater, Texas and Chief Warrant Officer R. Kenneth White, 35, of Fort Collins, Colorado. Amy investigators found that both crew became fixated on the targets during a .50cal diving fire attack, firing three bursts but putting the aircraft below a recoverable altitude.

Sources:

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/06/05/afghanistan.casualties/index.html?eref=rss_world&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_world+%28RSS%3A+World%29
http://www.wqow.com/Global/story.asp?S=14841454
http://web.archive.org/web/20170504131237/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/2011.htm#0706
Scramble and Flightfax
http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html (site includes a picture of the crash site)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jun-2011 15:07 gerard57 Added
06-Jun-2011 02:46 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
13-Jul-2011 01:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2011 07:08 krasatpi Updated [Damage, Narrative]
02-Mar-2020 06:51 StokieSteve Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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