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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43447
Last updated: 29 May 2017
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Date:14-AUG-1983
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350D
Owner/operator:Trinity Jet
Registration: N900JA
C/n / msn: 1433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dover Township, New Jersey -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lakewood, New Jersey (N12)
Destination airport:Ocean County, New Jersey (MJX/KMJX)
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE HELICOPTER FLY ALONG THE BEACH AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 100-150 AMSL, ENTER A BANK TO THE RIGHT AND DESCEND INTO THE WATER AT AN ANGLE OF ABOUT 45 DEGREES. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE FAILED TO REVEAL ANY PRE-IMPACT DISCREPANCIES OF THE AIRCRAFT OR ENGINE.

Sources:

1. NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001214X44301&key=1
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=900JA
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11582
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/nj/N900JA/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
27-Jun-2014 19:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2014 19:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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