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Passing an Honor Guard rendering honors, members of the 1ST Armored Division, 2nd Brigade, 1ST Battalion 6th Infantry Regiment Honor Guard Unit, carry the flag draped casket of one of four members of a Black Hawk crew, to an awaiting van at Ramstein Air Base. The Black Hawk, part of the 158th Aviation Regiment, 5th Battalion, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany, crashed during a night training mission in Kuwait killing all four crewmembers. A C-17 Globemaster III, a C-5B Galaxy, and a civilian 747 are visible in the background

Passing an Honor Guard rendering honors, members of the 1ST Armored Division, 2nd Brigade, 1ST Battalion 6th Infantry Regiment Honor Guard Unit, carry the flag draped casket of one of four members of a Black Hawk crew, to an awaiting van at Ramstein Air Base. The Black Hawk, part of the 158th Aviation Regiment, 5th Battalion, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany, crashed during a night training mission in Kuwait killing all four crewmembers. A C-17 Globemaster III, a C-5B Galaxy, and a civilian 747 are visible in the background

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Ramstein Air Base

State: Rheinland-Pfalz

Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU)

Scene Major Command Shown: Europe

Scene Camera Operator: Eli Whitney, CIV

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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02/03/2003
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The U.S. National Archives
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