Mid-air collision Accident Bell OH-58A Kiowa 68-166.., Thursday 6 April 1972
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Date:Thursday 6 April 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:Army Aviation Demonstration Team, US Army
Registration: 68-166..
MSN: 400..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fort Rucker, Alabama -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Fort Rucker, Alabama
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (destroyed) 6 April 1972 when crashed at Fort Rucker, Alabama: mid-air collision with another OH-58A Kiowa whilst practicing for the start up of the Army Aviation Demonstration Team. Pilot killed: pilot later named as CPT Norbert W. Kirk Jr
Pilot of other OH-58A Kiowa was pulled out by ground crew, and survived injured.


1. http://www.armyaircrews.com/kiowa.html
2. https://www.vhpa.org/DAT/datK/G61396.HTM16687

Revision history:

15-Apr-2015 13:36 Dr. John Smith Added

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