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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 125572
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:10-FEB-1967
Time:8:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 204B
Owner/operator:Ethi-Us Mappin
Registration: N1901R
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Ghinnir, Oromir Kilil (708′N 4042′E) -   Ethiopia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Ginir Airport, Ethiopia (HAGH/GNN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off in a power-off forced auto rotative landing near Ginir, Ethiopia at co ordinates of 708′N, 4042′E. The landing was caused by severe engine vibration, making an emergency landing imperative. All four persons on board were unhurt.

NOTE: The spelling of the crash location is listed as both "Ginir" and "Ghinnir": apparently both are correct translations of the local dialect

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginir
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20189&key=0
http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.asp?accidentkey=23758


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2011 19:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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