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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37037
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:15-APR-1997
Time:17:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB BK 117B-2
Owner/operator:Colgate Palmolive
Registration: N909CP
C/n / msn: 7189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:(6N4)
Destination airport:White Plains, NY (HPN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Crashed into East River after take-off due to fatigue failure of the vertical fin.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001208X07806&key=1

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-00-46 issued 1 June 2000 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-00-47 issued 1 June 2000 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-00-48 issued 1 June 2000 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-00-49 issued 1 June 2000 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-00-50 issued 1 June 2000 by NTSB to FAA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
24-Jul-2010 12:37 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source]
20-Aug-2010 03:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Nov-2012 11:56 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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