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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9861
Last updated: 24 November 2017
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Date:09-JUL-1977
Time:20:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Bandas Helo Inc
Registration: N9224F
C/n / msn: 104-0658S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:American Falls, Power County, Idaho -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:American Falls, Power County, Idaho
Destination airport:American Falls, Power County, Idaho
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 9 July 1977 when crashed at American Falls, Power County, Idaho, during agricultural (crop-spraying/top dressing) operations over a field of potatoes. Aircraft struck 70 foot high power lines after misjudging clearance, and caught fire on impact with the ground, killing the pilot (the sole person on board)

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: SEA77FYA28 at http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=45720&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9224F
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11272
4. http://onespotter.com/aircraft/fid/890293/N9224F
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Falls,_Idaho
6. http://uk.flightaware.com/resources/registration/N9224F
7. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/id/N9224F/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Feb-2016 20:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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