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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204782
Last updated: 16 August 2018
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Date:20-JAN-2018
Time:01:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing AH-64E Apache
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The military helicopter crashed at night during a pre-deployment training flight. Both crew members, from the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, CO were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-helicopter-crash/u-s-army-helicopter-crash-in-california-kills-two-soldiers-official-idUSKBN1FA02W?rpc=401&
https://www.ocregister.com/2018/01/20/two-killed-in-helicopter-mishap-during-fort-irwin-training-exercise/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2018 08:37 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2018 09:06 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 17:00 RW018 Updated [Aircraft type]

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