Accident McDonnell Douglas AH-64A Apache 86-8947, Monday 12 August 2002
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Date:Monday 12 August 2002
Time:c. 22:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas AH-64A Apache
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 86-8947
MSN: PV317
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:65 mi NNW of Kitzingen -   Germany
Departure airport:Kitzingen (ca 21:30)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crash-landed in a forest due to an unspecified problem on first day of night flying exercise Talon Strike II. Helicopter was approaching a target range in the Wildflecken training area for a simulated attack on two Scud missile sites when it went down. Cause: entering an uncontrollable spin to the right.


Scramble 280
AFM October 2002, p74/NOV 2004

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
04-Jan-2020 17:42 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2021 14:54 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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