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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179572
Last updated: 1 August 2021
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Date:25-FEB-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 68-15383
MSN: 10313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Ilopango -   El Salvador
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in lake after tail rotor failure.

Sources:

Flight International 13-19 May 1992
Scramble
http://www.armyaircrews.com/huey.html
El Informador 27 February 1991, p17A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Sep-2015 15:41 TB Added
19-Oct-2017 12:56 TB Updated [Cn]
09-Jun-2018 21:03 TB Updated [Source]

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