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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134431
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:11-JUN-1982
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350D
Owner/operator:Kentucky Helicopters, Inc.
Registration: N5781Z
C/n / msn: 1418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Hazard, Kentucky
Destination airport:Hazard, Kentucky
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE HELICOPTER WAS ON AN AERIAL SURVEY FLIGHT WITH 3 ENGINEERS ON BOARD. DURING THE FLIGHT, THE PILOT WAS FLYING TO VARIOUS AREAS IN RESPONSE TO COMMANDS FROM THE OBSERVERS (ENGINEERS). WHILE RESPONDING TO A COMMAND, THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH AN ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION LINE. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO CONTROL THE HELICOPTER DURING A FORCED LANDING. DURING THE LANDING, IT IMPACTED ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING AND TUMBLED TO THE GROUND.

Sources:

1. NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20020917X02838&key=1
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=5781Z
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11591


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2014 17:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2014 17:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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