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.
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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