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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175215
Last updated: 4 June 2021
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Date:24-APR-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1 Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Fort Hood, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two helicopters collided, crashed and burnt during exercise encountering a rainstorm. **Seven killed and six others injured.

Sources:

El Tiempo 26 April 1973, p10A
**New Straits Times 26 April 1973, p4


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2015 16:09 TB Added
08-Apr-2015 16:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Feb-2019 11:01 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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