- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 18, 1971
Time: 09:40
Location: Near Pegnitz, West Germany
Operator: Military - U.S. Army
Flight #: ?
Route: Ludwigsburg - Grafenwohr
AC Type: Boeing Vertol CH-47A (helicopter)
Registration: 66-19023
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 37   (passengers:32  crew:5)
Fatalities: 37   (passengers:32  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter, carrying American troops to an exercise, crashed into a hayfield and exploded in flames. Fatigue failure of the rotor blade led to its failure and structural failure of the aircraft.
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