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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166899
Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Date:25-OCT-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1 Cobra
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. George's, governor general residence -   Grenada
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During the US invasion of the island Grenada, Operation Urgent Fury, after being hit by antiaircraft fire, two helicopters crashed, killing one of the pilots, Capt. Keith J. Lucas.

Sources:

http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/grenada/urgent_fury.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2014 18:22 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2014 18:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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