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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152113
Last updated: 5 January 2021
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Time:day c. 11
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation 4th armored division
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Reusch/Göppingen -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:lifting from ground.
Destination airport:top of church
Crashed from a hight of 40 metres during logging of a nine metres long church tower tip (Christ-König-Kirche). Pilot and co-pilot killed, mechanic survived serious injured.


Hamburger Abendblatt 28.5.1963, p16/1.6.1963, p12
William J Sellers in Augusta Georgia (there on site)

Revision history:

29-Dec-2012 09:44 TB Added
29-Dec-2012 11:25 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2020 18:34 Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
25-Mar-2020 18:35 harro Updated [Country]

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