Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09675
Incident number: F987ACD Accident case number: F987
Unit: B/1/9 CAV
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . 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
AC WO1 BECKER JOHN JOSEPH JR KIA
P WO1 NORDMAN ERIC REINHARD KIA
CE PFC BLEVINS FRANK LEE KIA
G PFC JOHNSON ANDY JR KIA
This aircraft was searching for missing aircraft (65-09546). While conducting the serach it diverted to Oasis due to bad weather then flew into fog clouds. It is assumed the pilots experienced vertigo causing them to crash and burn. See accident number F989.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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