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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264057
Last updated: 23 June 2021
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Time:c. 17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:USDA Forest Service FEPP
Registration: N398M
MSN: 5028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Townsend, Broadwater County, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Helena Airport, MT (HLN/KHLN)
Destination airport:Helena Airport, MT (HLN/KHLN)
A Bell UH-1H made a hard landing and was partly consumed by the post-impact fire during an aerial fire suppression flight near Townsend, Broadwater County, Montana.
The five occupants onboard the helicopter received minor injuries.

note: the helicopter is registered by FAA with its former US Army serial 65-09984 as "c/n".

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

16-Jun-2021 05:02 Geno Added
16-Jun-2021 12:59 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Jun-2021 08:52 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
22-Jun-2021 09:11 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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