Helicopter Accidents

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Elmendorf AFB, AK
23 May 1957

Oshkosh Daily Norhtwestern (Oshkosh, WI)
Fri, May 24, 1957, page 2

One of 11 Hurt in Helicopter Crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (U.P.) An H-21 helicopter of the 5039th Air Transport Squadron at Elmendorf Air Force Base crashed 85 miles northwest of Anchorage near the village of Willow Thursday night, the Air Force reported today.

An Air Force oficial said only one of the 11 men aboard the helicopter was seriously injured according to early reports.

Three helicopters of the 71st Air Rescue Squadron at Elmendorf were sispatched to the scene.

Names and next of kin were withheld pending notification.

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