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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151512
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky H-19 (S-55)
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Schwieberdingen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Two helicopters crashed and burnt during night exercise.


Hamburger Abendblatt 28.01.1955, p12
Passauer Neue Presse 31.1.1955, p2

Revision history:

27-Dec-2012 11:51 TB Added
27-Dec-2012 12:25 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 09:32 TB Updated [Source]
08-Mar-2018 18:27 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Narrative]

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