Military - U.S. Army

Military - U.S. Army Saturday September 11, 1982
Crashed after experiencing catastrophic mechanical failure and separation of one of the rotors. The aircraft was carrying French and German sky divers as part of Mannheim's 375 birthday celebration. Bearing failure in the forward transmission pack.

Crash Details

DateSaturday September 11, 1982
LocationNear Mannheim, West Germany
Passengers42
Crew4
Fatalities46
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing Vertol CH-47C (helicopter)
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army
Registration74-22292
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Mannheim, West Germany
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing Vertol CH-47C (helicopter)
1982