Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07807
Incident number: 701218021ACD Accident case number: 701218021 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
P WO1 BARTELS GARY LESLIE KIA
OB SGT LYNCH STEPHEN MICHAEL KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
L COMMANDER, LCO, G
THIS MAJOR AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT CONCERNS A MID-AIR COLLISION BETWEEN THE LEAD AND SECOND AIRCRAFT IN A FLIGHT OF FOUR OH-6A AIRCRAFT AT NIGHT. THE LEAD AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO ENTER A STEEP TURN TO THE RIGHT AT WHICH TIME THE SECOND AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE LEAD AIRCRAFT. BOTH AIRCRAFT THENCE DESCENDED TO THE GROUND OUT OF CONTROL AND CRASHED AND BURNED WITH NO SURVIVORS.\\
This record was last updated on 09/20/1998
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