ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39331
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:21-JUL-1982
Time:1030
Type:RotorWay Scorpion Too
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9239Z
C/n / msn: 7585
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Niles, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Niles, OH
Destination airport:Niles, OH
Narrative:
THE PLT'S WIFE STATED THAT THE HELICOPTER WAS TAKEN ACROSS THE STREET TO AN OPEN FIELD WHERE THE PLT CONDUCTED HIS FLT IN THE ACFT. SHE HAD NEVER SEEN HIM FLY THIS ACFT OVER ABOUT 3 FT AGL. THE HELICOPTER WAS OBSERVED TO JUMP AS IF LIFTED BY A GUST OF WIND & VEERED OVER THE BUSHES & SMALL TREES. THE ACFT WAS THEN OBSERVED TO CLIMB & TURN TO THE LEFT AT THE SAME TIME. WHEN IT WAS ABOUT 50 FT HIGH THE HELICOPTER THEN CAME STRAIGHT DOWN. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03079


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