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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4940
Last updated: 21 September 2017
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Date:29-DEC-1978
Time:15:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Evergreen Helicopters
Registration: N49591
C/n / msn: 30695
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Galveston, TX -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Galveston, TX
Destination airport:Galveston, TX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Post maintenance check flight
1 pilot + 4 pax
1 pax died, 4 other occupants with serious injures
NR drooped after engine failure

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: POWERPLANT FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS
PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE

FACTOR(S)
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 2 ENGINES
EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT AIRFRAME BUFFET
PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=38466&key=0
WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Jun-2014 18:17 TB Updated [Operator]
23-Aug-2014 13:28 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2014 13:28 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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