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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 133480
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:23-MAR-1986
Time:13:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350D Astar
Owner/operator:Damin Aviation Corp.
Registration: N512WW
C/n / msn: 1503
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Philadelphia, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:New York City, New York
Destination airport:Philadelphia, PA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AN AEROSPATIALE AS350D HELICOPTER FLYING UNDER FAR 135 [AIR TAXI/COMMUTER FLIGHT] WITH A PILOT AND 4 PASSENGERS, ON CLIMB OUT, REACHING AN ALTITUDE OF APPROX 100 TO 150 FT AGL, WHEN PILOT AND PASSENGERS HEARD A LOUD BANG AIRCRAFT LOST POWER. PILOT ATTEMPTED AN AUTO ROTATION, BUT DUE TO LOW AIRSPEED AND ALTITUDE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND HARD. TWO OF THE FIVE PERSONS ON BOARD RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES

Sources:

1. NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001213X33155&key=1
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=512WW
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11570


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2014 03:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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