ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145288
Last updated: 20 December 2014
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Date:17-APR-2012
Time:11:16 CDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
hughes 269A
Owner/operator:Lowry Flying Service Inc
Registration: N69HJ
C/n / msn: 580869
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Grinnell Regional Airport - KGGI, Grinnell, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KGGI
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter, a Hughes 269A, N69HJ, experienced ground resonance on takeoff. The takeoff was aborted and the helicopter sustained substantial damage.
The two passengers on board the helicopter were not injured.

Sources:
http://whotv.com/2012/04/20/flight-issue-helicopter-incident-in-grinnell/
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120417X72641&key=1
http://www.helis.com/howflies/groures.php

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Hughes-200-%28269A%29/0228100/L/&sid=b01b138dda0feed78f975f933896a403


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25-Apr-2012 12:05 Geno Added
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