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May 4, 1989 | From Times wire services
A U.S. Marine helicopter on a night training flight over the French Alps hit a high-voltage power line and crashed in a ball of fire, killing all five Marines aboard, authorities said today. The UH-1N Huey helicopter, which was the lead aircraft in a flight of two, crashed when it struck an electric cable late Wednesday near Castellane, about 400 miles southeast of Paris, police and U.S. officials said. The chopper exploded on impact, sparking a small forest fire. The names of the victims were being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The cause of the crash was under investigation.
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May 8, 1999 | Associated Press
The Army grounded its fleet of aging UH-1 Huey helicopters Friday because of concern that the recent crash of an air ambulance may signal a structural problem. Four crew members were injured, two critically, when the helicopter from Ft. Rucker, Ala., crashed May 1. The copter was returning to the base after transporting a burn victim to a hospital in Birmingham when it lost part of the tail boom in flight, the Army said.
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May 14, 1989 | From United Press International and
The bodies of five Marines killed in a helicopter accident in France arrived in the United States on Friday for final preparations before burial in their hometowns. Marine authorities said the a UH-1N "Huey" helicopter, based at the Cherry Point installation near Jacksonville, N.C., struck a power line and crashed at 9:45 p.m. May 3 near Toulon, France, during military exercises. The victims were the pilot, Maj. Bruce A. Boulton, 37, West Palm Beach, Fla.; co-pilot, 1st Lt. Michael Wilkes, 26, Akron, Ohio; Cpl. Terry Miles, 22, Ashland, Ky.; Cpl. Lansden Good III, 24, Paducah, Ky., and Lance Cpl. Matthew Rossell, 21, Des Moines, Iowa.
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October 18, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The four Camp Pendleton Marines killed Wednesday when their UH-1 Huey helicopter apparently broke apart and crashed near the Salton Sea during a training flight were identified Thursday as Persian Gulf War veterans. Officials at the Marine Corps Air Station in El Toro identified the dead Marines as Master Sgt. Joe C. Snell Jr., 41, of Oceanside; Capt. Daniel J. Adams, 30, of Brick Ocean, N.J.; Capt. Phillip G. Chapman, 30, of Ft. Lewis Pierce, Wash., and Cpl. Jeffrey D.
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October 18, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The four Camp Pendleton Marines killed Wednesday when their UH-1 Huey helicopter apparently broke apart and crashed near the Salton Sea during a training flight were identified Thursday as Persian Gulf War veterans. Officials at the Marine Corps Air Station in El Toro identified the dead Marines as Master Sgt. Joe C. Snell Jr., 41, of Oceanside; Capt. Daniel J. Adams, 30, of Brick Ocean, N.J.; Capt. Phillip G. Chapman, 30, of Ft. Lewis Pierce, Wash., and Cpl. Jeffrey D.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1991
In response to "FAA Kills Financing for LAX Program," Metro, Oct. 5: The article quotes City Councilwoman Ruth Gallanter, who serves the airport area, as follows: It is "unconscionable for the FAA to subject thousands of residents to higher noise levels simply to make a point and to demonstrate its macho penchant for absolute control."
NEWS
May 8, 1999 | Associated Press
The Army grounded its fleet of aging UH-1 Huey helicopters Friday because of concern that the recent crash of an air ambulance may signal a structural problem. Four crew members were injured, two critically, when the helicopter from Ft. Rucker, Ala., crashed May 1. The copter was returning to the base after transporting a burn victim to a hospital in Birmingham when it lost part of the tail boom in flight, the Army said.
NEWS
February 16, 1991
Formally known as the Iroquois, the Huey was used extensively during the Vietnam War as a transport and escort helicopter. The twin turbo-powered helicopter, armed with two forward firing M60 machine guns, was the military's first gunship. Since the begining of the war in the Gulf, two Hueys have been lost, both in noncombat. Crew: One, plus up to 14 troops Max. Speed: 110 knots Range: 237 miles Load: 5,000 pounds (external load)
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October 17, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
Four Camp Pendleton Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training flight Wednesday afternoon near the Salton Sea, a Marine spokesman said. The UH-1 Huey utility troop transport helicopter crashed at about 5 p.m. in farmland outside Calipatria, about 125 miles east of San Diego, the spokesman said. The aircraft was assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, based at Camp Pendleton north of San Diego, he said.
NEWS
January 17, 1991
The enormous concentration of U.S. weapons in the gulf features some of the world's most advanced airplanes and helicopters. Deployed from land bases and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf region, these aircraft offer allied forces decisive first-strike capabilities. Sensitive targets in Iraq Major Iraqi Air Bases: Irbil, Basra, Habbaniyah, An Nasiriyah, Kirkuk, Mosul, Shu-aiba, H-3, H-2. Major Nuclear Power Plants: Basra, Dibis, Baghdad.
NEWS
October 17, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
Four Camp Pendleton Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training flight Wednesday afternoon near the Salton Sea, a Marine spokesman said. The UH-1 Huey utility troop transport helicopter crashed at about 5 p.m. in farmland outside Calipatria, about 125 miles east of San Diego, the spokesman said. The aircraft was assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, based at Camp Pendleton north of San Diego, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1991
In response to "FAA Kills Financing for LAX Program," Metro, Oct. 5: The article quotes City Councilwoman Ruth Gallanter, who serves the airport area, as follows: It is "unconscionable for the FAA to subject thousands of residents to higher noise levels simply to make a point and to demonstrate its macho penchant for absolute control."
NEWS
February 16, 1991
Formally known as the Iroquois, the Huey was used extensively during the Vietnam War as a transport and escort helicopter. The twin turbo-powered helicopter, armed with two forward firing M60 machine guns, was the military's first gunship. Since the begining of the war in the Gulf, two Hueys have been lost, both in noncombat. Crew: One, plus up to 14 troops Max. Speed: 110 knots Range: 237 miles Load: 5,000 pounds (external load)
NEWS
January 17, 1991
The enormous concentration of U.S. weapons in the gulf features some of the world's most advanced airplanes and helicopters. Deployed from land bases and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf region, these aircraft offer allied forces decisive first-strike capabilities. Sensitive targets in Iraq Major Iraqi Air Bases: Irbil, Basra, Habbaniyah, An Nasiriyah, Kirkuk, Mosul, Shu-aiba, H-3, H-2. Major Nuclear Power Plants: Basra, Dibis, Baghdad.
NEWS
May 14, 1989 | From United Press International and
The bodies of five Marines killed in a helicopter accident in France arrived in the United States on Friday for final preparations before burial in their hometowns. Marine authorities said the a UH-1N "Huey" helicopter, based at the Cherry Point installation near Jacksonville, N.C., struck a power line and crashed at 9:45 p.m. May 3 near Toulon, France, during military exercises. The victims were the pilot, Maj. Bruce A. Boulton, 37, West Palm Beach, Fla.; co-pilot, 1st Lt. Michael Wilkes, 26, Akron, Ohio; Cpl. Terry Miles, 22, Ashland, Ky.; Cpl. Lansden Good III, 24, Paducah, Ky., and Lance Cpl. Matthew Rossell, 21, Des Moines, Iowa.
NEWS
May 4, 1989 | From Times wire services
A U.S. Marine helicopter on a night training flight over the French Alps hit a high-voltage power line and crashed in a ball of fire, killing all five Marines aboard, authorities said today. The UH-1N Huey helicopter, which was the lead aircraft in a flight of two, crashed when it struck an electric cable late Wednesday near Castellane, about 400 miles southeast of Paris, police and U.S. officials said. The chopper exploded on impact, sparking a small forest fire. The names of the victims were being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The cause of the crash was under investigation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1986
Three Southern California Marines were the objects of a widespread search in the western Pacific Ocean Thursday after their helicopter crashed during a night mission, military authorities said. The crewmen, who were not identified pending notification of their families, were operating from the amphibious assault ship Tarawa when their UH-1N "Huey" helicopter disappeared Wednesday night 300 miles east of Hokkaido, Japan, according to Lt. Timothy Hoyle of El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
NEWS
July 30, 1987
Military officials released the names of four men killed when a Navy helicopter crashed in the mountains of the Los Padres National Forest near Ojai. The UH-1N Huey helicopter crashed in rugged terrain Tuesday, immediately killing two of the crew members, Lt. Cmdr. Don Lewis said. The other two Navy men aboard died en route to Ventura County Memorial Hospital. The victims were Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Bernard Duffy, 34, the pilot; Lt. Cmdr.
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