Accident Boeing CH-47D Chinook 89-00165, Friday 11 January 1991
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Date:Friday 11 January 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing CH-47D Chinook
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 89-00165
MSN: M3319
Year of manufacture:1975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Iraq -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Forced landing after engine transmission fire which lead into engine fire and explosion at deceleration for landing. Engine failure appeared to have been the result of a manufacturing defect which had caused a crack in an engine transmission gear.


AFM June 2000, p78


Photo taken at time of crash on first day of ground war

Revision history:

14-Jan-2009 10:42 harro Updated
04-Apr-2010 10:28 TB Updated [Cn, Operator]
01-May-2017 09:16 Blackbirdxx1 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
01-Nov-2018 12:42 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2024 17:51 Anon. Updated [Country]

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