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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75328
Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:05-OCT-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell/Dornier UH-1D Iroquois (205A-1)
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe (German Air Force) HTG64
Registration: 71+22
C/n / msn: 8182
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Berzhahn/Westerwald -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cologne-Bonn Militäry
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed near Westerburg after mid-air collision with Luftwaffe F-104G Starfighter, which landed safely at Büchel.
The UH1D was on a training-flight at night; the crash occured when the helicopter was crossing a low-level-route.
The helicopter was given to the Flugbereitschaft BMVg (Special Air-Mission Squadron MoD) only for training purposes.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 7.10.1972, p13
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//bw-kennungen-seit-1968-a-62214-8.html

It was planned that I should be the co-pilot of this flight, then it was changed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2010 02:24 TB Added
29-Jun-2010 09:06 TB Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator]
03-Jul-2010 07:35 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source]
05-Jul-2010 09:57 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Narrative]
05-Jul-2010 10:58 TB Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2011 12:44 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 11:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2014 15:30 Udo Genth Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2014 21:05 Udo Genth Updated [Narrative]

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