Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 82-23714, Thursday 18 April 1985
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Date:Thursday 18 April 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 82-23714
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fort Rucker, Alabama -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
According to witnesses, the helicopter pitched downward and lost its tail boom while preparing to land.

Cause: Failure of main rotor blade spindle


Rotor & Wing International, June 1985, p. 9
New York Times, 20 April 1985, Section 1, p. 8 ( )
UPI, 10 June 1985 ( )

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
22-Sep-2022 18:56 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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