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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77089
Last updated: 10 March 2021
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Date:04-SEP-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:US Army 571st Med Det Fort Carson
Registration: 71-20284
C/n / msn: 13108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Colorado Mountains -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
They had been sent to transport a (civilian) climber (Patrick Roger Pennington, 18) who had been injured in a fall from a cliff near Eleven Mile Reservoir while rock climbing - from the forest to a hospital.
After collecting the injured climber they crashed in Seven Mile Canyon with loss of 4 crew and climber.

Sources:

Scramble
Helis.com and Army Air Crews and Find-a-Grave and TCF Pikes Peak Chapter.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
06-Sep-2015 15:12 RodgerAsai Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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