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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75950
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:28-AUG-1998
Time:10:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB BK 117A-4
Owner/operator:St. Louis Helicopters
Registration: N230H
C/n / msn: 7136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Topeka, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Topeka-Forbes Airport, KS
Destination airport:Topeka-Forbes Airport, KS
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Forced landing in a field and rolled on its side after engine cowling separated in flight damaging the main rotor blades and leading to loss of the tail rotor gear box.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001211X10820&key=1

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-99-79 issued 16 November 1999 by NTSB to FAA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2010 11:03 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
19-Aug-2010 13:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Nov-2012 12:41 TB Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Nov-2012 12:42 TB Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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