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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143904
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:22-FEB-2012
Time:20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
Owner/operator:USMC HMLA-469
Registration: 160107
C/n / msn: 29135
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Yuma, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Seven marines were killed when two helicopters collided in mid-air during a night flight exercise on February the 22nd near Yuma, AZ.

Sources:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/copter-collision-kills-7-marines-near-yuma-ariz-150003567.html
https://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2012/02/23/7-marines-dead-in-helicopter-crash.htmlutm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2012 10:24 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
24-Feb-2012 10:41 RW-018 Updated [Registration, Operator]
24-Feb-2012 16:19 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]
24-Feb-2012 17:30 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Operator]
28-Feb-2012 11:59 mhab Updated [Narrative]
23-Jul-2013 06:30 krasatpi Updated [[Narrative]]

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