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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77070
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:22-SEP-1993
Time:midday
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 74-22408
C/n / msn: 13732
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bomburg -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Tail Rotor installed backwards. Fell of mid-flight causing the craft to spiral out of control. Helicopter landed on the Autobahn and bounced into a Mercedes Benz Dealership. One injury: Shattered leg, piolets seat broke off and flew backwards into the airman's leg. End result: Germany sues U.S. government for 7 Million U.S. Dollars.

Sources:

The piolet of the Helicopter


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
13-Aug-2015 17:21 Anon. Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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