Wirestrike Accident Bell OH-58A Kiowa 68-16..., Thursday 9 April 1970
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Date:Thursday 9 April 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:Delta Troop, 2nd Sqn 4th Cavalry Rgt US Army
Registration: 68-16...
MSN: 40...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hohenfels Army Training Center, Bavaria -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hohenfels Army Trg Center, Bavaria
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (destroyed) 9 April 1970: struck a power line and crashed at the Hohenfels Army training center in West Germany, during a routine training mission. Two crew killed: crew later named at CW2 Stephen F. Hulverson [Pilot] and Private First Class Paul B. Upshaw [CE]


1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. https://www.vhpa.org/DAT/datH/G61238.HTM
3. https://www.military.com/unitpages/unit/892353?id=892353

Revision history:

14-Apr-2015 18:36 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Jan-2020 17:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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