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William R. Monty, Jr.
Chief Warrant Officer Three, United States Army
Killed in a helicopter crash during training in Kentucky.  Research continues.

Date Killed: 3-7-1996
On board: #92-00465
Location of Death: Logan County, Kentucky
Post Held: CW3
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 160th SOAR (A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky

A/C banked wildly then plunged out of control 3,400' into a wheat field during a routine training flight on Ft. Campbell. Likely caused by a loss of electrical power due to the presence of water in the A/C's primary power distribution panels.



Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Posted: 12 October 2002  Updated: 14 September 2005 Updated: 29 October 2006