Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 78-22984, Monday 29 March 1982
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Date:Monday 29 March 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:101st Ariborne, US Army
Registration: 78-22984
MSN: 70/0047
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:6 miles NW of Pembroke, Bryan County, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Fort Campbell, GA
Destination airport:Fort Bragg, NC
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
UH-60A 78-22984, of 101st Airborne, based at Fort Campbell, crashed 6 miles NW of Pembroke, Bryan County. Georgia, en-route to training in North Carolina during a night flight, on the night of March 29-30 1982.(Pembroke is located at 32°08′24″N 81°37′25″W)

The crash was caused by engines ingesting pine needles, resulting in a loss of power, and the rotor speed dropped below 50% before impacting the ground. SGT Ricky D. Zizelman [CE] was killed, three others on board were injured



Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
23-Sep-2013 11:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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