ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76989
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Narrative:Crashed on a rescue mission shortly after spotting the downed plane near the border (it had hit on the NC side and skidded into TN).
|Date:||Wednesday 4 January 1978|
Bell UH-1 Iroquois
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Great Smoky Mountains National Park in TN near the TN & NC border -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Confidence Rating:|| Little or no information is available|
Was turning around and hit a V-shaped lime which grabbed the rotors and torn it off.
The 4 Survivors were able to explain it all.
Army Air Crews and many local paper reports of the day
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