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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76888
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Date:11-NOV-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58C Kiowa
Owner/operator:'A' Company, 1-24 Cavalry Air Brigade, US Army
Registration: 70-15307
MSN: 40858
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Irwin, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Irwin, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
70-15307 (c/n 40858, OH-58C(FG)) collided midair with OH-58A 68-16985 and crashed at Fort Irwin, CA Nov 11, 1985. 2 injured. During a flight of two aircraft, an AH-1 and an OH-58, that were heading to the FARP from an NTC field site flying approx 500 metres apart, a second OH-58 5 km short of FARP crossed a ridge line and merged into the flight path of the other OH-58 and collided with each other.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1970.html
2. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
3. http://www.armyaircrews.com/images/footage/111185_oh58.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
29-Mar-2015 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Mar-2015 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]
27-Aug-2016 20:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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