02-Feb-21 (tba) Sikorsky UH-60 Lucky Peak, US-Idaho (3F)

Night training mission in a routinely used area.  In a press conference (video, 7m50s) Lt. Col. Nicole Washington noted that the weather was poor, with snow and a low ceiling of fog that affected both the subject flight and later search efforts for the victims.  The Guard named those on board as

  • Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jesse Anderson, 43
  • Chief Warrant Officer 3 George “Geoff” Laubhan, 39
  • Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Peltzer, 43
Date:
2 February, 2021
Reg:
TBA
Make:
Sikorsky
Model:
UH-60
MSN:
TBA
Location:
south of Lucky Peak, a park area about 10 miles east of Boise
Country:
US-Idaho
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
3
Operator:
US-Army
Link:
https://www.facebook.com/idahonationalguard/posts/3998592216819654
Link:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/03/us/national-guard-helicopter-crash-idaho.html

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