Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12940
Incident number: F932ACD Accident case number: F932
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P CPT WILLIAMS CHARLES ROSS KIA
P RC ANTROSS
ON TAKE OFF FROM USNS TORTUGA AT NITE ACFT CRASHED AND SANK NO VISIBLE HORIZON APPEARED TO FLY DIR INTO WATER 10 SEC AFTER TO AC MISSING SUP INFO WRECKAGE LIFTED FROM OCEAN AC FAILED TO ESTABLISH A RATE OF CLIMB NO VISUAL REFERENCE WAS AVAILABLE
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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