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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 129261
Last updated: 24 November 2017
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Date:17-AUG-1977
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Woods Air Service
Registration: N9193F
C/n / msn: 54-0597S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Kobuk, Alaska, at 6655′3″N 15654′25″W -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kobuk, AK
Destination airport:Kobuk, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 17 August 1977 when flew into the ground near Kobuk, Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska. Kobuk is located at 6655′3″N 15654′25″W. According to the NTSB report, the pilot was "buzzing" some spectators on the ground, and indulging in unauthorized/unwarranted low flying, when he misjudged the aircraft's speed and altitude after he "diverted attention from operation of aircraft" causing a CFIT (Controlled Flight Into Terrain)

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: ANC77DA076 at http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=45348&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9193F
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11269
4. http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/h369hs.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2016 20:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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