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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63497
Last updated: 30 September 2019
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Date:22-APR-1959
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12C
Owner/operator:Fison-Airwork
Registration: G-APNI
C/n / msn: 1039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Puerto Armuelles -   Panama
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on take off while undertaking a crop spraying/top dressing operation at Finca (Farm) Maria, Puerto Armuelles, Panama. Cause of crash attributed to the failure of a tail rotor drive shaft. UK registration G-APNI formaly cancelled by the CAA as "destroyed" 12-10-1959

Sources:

1. CAA: http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APNI.pdf
2. https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/287207-bristow-photos-111.html#post8230649


Images:


Taken at the time of the accident at the Farm Maria Puerto Armuelles Panama

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
26-May-2014 01:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-May-2014 01:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Nov-2015 21:36 TB Updated [Date, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Aug-2016 18:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2018 19:17 JPridie Updated [Date, Time, Narrative, Photo, ]

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