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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 128664
Last updated: 2 November 2020
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Date:03-FEB-1978
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:
Registration: USA70-16
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Barranquitas, PR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Lake Guaybal, PR
Destination airport:San Juan, PR
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT. AIRCRAFT BAILED FROM U.S.ARMY BEING USED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH. ONE SERIOUS PAX INJURY.
PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: MAIN ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER ALIGNMENT/ADJUSTMENT

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Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=43332&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2015 11:47 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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