Accident Bell OH-58A Kiowa ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175413
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Date:Thursday 22 February 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 10 mi N of Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Camp Garry Owen, South Korea
Destination airport:Camp Casey, Dongducheon, South Korea
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (destroyed) 22 February 1973: hit several trees, rolled into a ravine and caught fire about 10 miles North of Uijongbu, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The three crew were killed, along with two South Korean civilian boys (aged 12 and 19) on the ground, and 4 more children were injured.

The three crew members that were killed were later named in contemporary press reports as WO1 Barnett Maisel [Pilot], CPT Thomas E. Karstens, and CPT Victor N. Stitze


ABC (Madrid) 24 February 1973, p45

Revision history:

15-Apr-2015 15:03 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Apr-2015 15:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
17-Mar-2016 18:20 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]

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