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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152541
Last updated: 1 June 2020
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Date:11-JUN-1973
Time:11:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1G Cobra
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 70-16049
C/n / msn: 20993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Giebelstadt AAF -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Giebelstadt AAF
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit the ground with the tail and crashed while making aerobatics during display at Giebelstadt airfield. Four spectators killed.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 12 June 1973, p22
BFU NX0007/73


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2013 12:38 TB Added
28-Mar-2013 22:38 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
22-Aug-2013 10:36 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
01-Mar-2018 14:46 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
14-Dec-2018 13:26 TB Updated [Source]

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