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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192395
Last updated: 24 February 2018
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Date:28-DEC-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing AH-64 Apache
Owner/operator:US Army / Texas National Guard
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Galveston Bay, Port of Houston, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ellington Field (EFD/KEFD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an apparent inflight main rotor separation over the waters of the Houston Ship Channel in Galveston Bay near La Porte. The helicopter submerged, sustaining substantial damage, and the two crew onboard received fatal injuries).

Sources:

http://kxan.com/2016/12/28/reports-apache-helicopter-goes-down-in-water-near-houston/
http://www.khou.com/news/local/report-military-helicopter-down-in-galveston-bay/379874258
https://www.google.com/maps/@29.6120522,-94.9922905,19z/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en-us

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_AH-64_Apache


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2016 02:59 Geno Added
29-Dec-2016 03:02 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
29-Dec-2016 07:08 krasatpi Updated [Total occupants]
29-Dec-2016 07:08 Dmitry Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
29-Dec-2016 09:36 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
15-Feb-2018 09:23 61.127.172.193 Updated [Time]

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