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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146581
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:16-SEP-1958
Time:
Type:Vertol H-21C
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Caldern -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The "Vertol" helicopter of the 3. US Panzerdivision crashed between Elmshausen and Caldern during exercise of the 2. Grenadierdivision Hessen, when rear rotor drive failed. OLt David Duebemeau (25, US Army) and Ltn Hans-Helmut Keller (24, JBG31) were killed.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 17.9.1958, p1
Passauer Neue Presse 17.9.1958, p2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2012 04:13 TB Added
25-Dec-2012 14:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2013 10:15 TB Updated [Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 16:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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