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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245570
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:23-MAR-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B Iroquois
Owner/operator:RAAF
Registration: A2-718
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carwoola -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Fairbairn
Destination airport:RAAF Fairbairn
Narrative:
Crew practicing "towering departure" when engine failed.

Sources:

Canberra Times, Friday 24 March 1972, page 1
Crew recollection: Chris Young, 18-26 October 2020


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2020 09:59 twosheds67 Added

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