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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143905
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:22-FEB-2012
Time:20:00 LT
Type:Bell UH-1Y Venom
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 168039
C/n / msn: 55131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Yuma, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided in mid-air with Bell AH-1W Super Cobra 160107 during night flight exercise.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2012 10:24 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
24-Feb-2012 10:46 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Feb-2012 10:51 RW-018 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator]
24-Feb-2012 16:15 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]
28-Feb-2012 11:59 mhab Updated [Time, Narrative]
09-Apr-2013 10:00 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2013 09:56 TB Updated [Cn]

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