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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178578
Last updated: 20 May 2021
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Date:02-DEC-1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 74-2238
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Edwards AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Edwards AFB
Destination airport:Edwards AFB
Narrative:
The United States Army Aviation Engineering Flight Activity conducted a Preliminary Airworthiness Evaluation (PAE) of a UH-1H helicopter equipped with a Multiple Target Electronic Warfare System (MULTEWS) from 13 August through 2 December 1977. The test program was terminated when the test aircraft sustained major damage during height-velocity testing. Impact at 48 kts and 18 ft/s.

Sources:

http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA078476
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlbwMO8FFf8&feature=player_embedded


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2015 11:55 Aerossurance Added
13-Aug-2015 12:00 Aerossurance Updated [Date]

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