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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23472
Last updated: 29 May 2017
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Date:24-JAN-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350D Astar
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N88GT
C/n / msn: 1071
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Scottsdale Airport, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Scottsdale Airport, AZ (SCF/KSDL)
Destination airport:Scottsdale Airport, AZ (SCF/KSDF)
Narrative:
Substantially damaged January 24 1980 in a hard "power on" landing at Scottsdale, Arizona. According to the NTSB report, the pilot in command failed to maintain adequate rotor r.p.m., which was the cause of the crash. Aircraft was engaged in a "local hop" across Scottsdale Airport to go into the paint shop

Aircraft repaired and returned to service, crashed again March 17 1986 (see separate entry)

Sources:

1. http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=36826&key=0
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=88GT
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11613


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Jun-2014 22:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 02:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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