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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9763
Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:22-OCT-1964
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12E
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9748C
C/n / msn: 2145
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near Bond, Eagle County, Colorado -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Bond, Eagle County, Colorado
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Substantially damaged October 22 1964: Passenger killed by rotating tail rotor blades whilst aircraft was on the ground at Bond, Eagle County, Colorado, with the engine running and the rotors blades turning. Cause of accident attributed to inattention to tail rotor and failure to follow established boarding procedures. Aircraft was engaged in a "fire spotting" sortie at the time, and had landed to pick up the passenger.

Presumably repaired, as in December 1970, a Hiller UH-12E was registered in New Zealand as ZK-HDV, which was stated to be ex-N9748C and c/no.2145.

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=78729&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9748C
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/co/N9748C/
4. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=22902
5. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKHAD.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
18-Jun-2014 00:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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