Incident Bell OH-58D 97-01322, Saturday 15 January 2005
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Date:Saturday 15 January 2005
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell OH-58D
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 97-01322
MSN: 48428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: -   Iraq
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Hit by ground fire in the starboard rocket pod, causing one of the rockets to catch fire and resulting in considerable fire damage to that side of the helicopter. The crew made a safe landing and extinguished the fire before restarting the engine and flying to safety.
The helicopter noted as scrapped without date.

Sources:

AFM OCT 2005, p74
Scramble

Revision history:

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