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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76819
Last updated: 24 December 2019
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Date:09-APR-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell FAH-1S Cobra
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 67-15697
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Stewart Army Base, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Savannah-Hunter Army Airfield, GA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two US Army helicopters (CH-47D/AH-1) crashed about a half-mile apart during a routine training flight in a remote part of Fort Stewart Army Base, killing all 8 soldiers aboard. Both had taken off from Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA about 35 miles east of Ft. Stewart. Crash site was near the Range Control building. Radio contact did not indicate any problems. Aircraft collided at night.

Sources:

Scramble; AP


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
14-Dec-2016 06:50 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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