Accident Bell OH-58A Kiowa , Thursday 19 October 1972
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Date:Thursday 19 October 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:3 Cavary Regiment, US Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Guadalupe Pass, Culberson County, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Enid, Oklahoma
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (destroyed) 9 October 1972; One of three OH-58 Kiowa helicopters carrying personnel on a recruiting mission to Enid, Oklahoma. Helicopter crashed at approximately 14:00 hours local time, just north of Guadalupe Pass, Culberson County, Texas (at approximate co-ordinates 31°51′39″N 104°49′18″W), after encountering bad weather. Two persons on board killed: later named in contemporary press reports as CW2 Stephen C. Schlag [Pilot] and P4 James D. Porter [CE]



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15-Apr-2015 13:52 Dr. John Smith Added

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