Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 88-26059, Tuesday 23 February 1993
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Date:Tuesday 23 February 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation C/7-158Avn
Registration: 88-26059
MSN: 70.1276
Year of manufacture:1989
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wiesbaden-Erbenheim AFB (Hessen) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wiesbaden-Erbenheim
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
A/C crashed and burned while attempting to land at Wiesbaden AFB at 1935 hours. At 100' AGL, pilot noted stiffness in controls and bank angle continued to increase, began right turn, became uncontrollable and impacted ground on right side. Cause of the accident was material failure of the ESS in the right store causing fuel not to transfer to the main tank resulting acft to move its CG 13 inches.
4 Crewmembers killed;
SPC Gary L. Rhodes Jr [CE]
COL William J. Densberger
COL Robert J. Kelly
MG Jarrett J. Robertson


Hamburger Abendblatt 25 February 1993/7 August 1996

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
06-May-2011 11:10 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2013 13:58 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Phase]
01-Mar-2018 20:15 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source]
28-Oct-2019 21:29 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Destination airport]

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