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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14033
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:05-JUL-1981
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:HDC Equipment Co Inc
Registration: N9044Z
C/n / msn: 0114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Columbus, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Antonio International Airport (SAT/KSAT)
Destination airport:Houston, Texas (IAH/KIAH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 05-07-1981 during auto rotative forced landing due to helicopter running out of fuel: no fuel available at en route landing point (temporarily closed). Crashed after circling truck stop near I-10 at Columbus, west of Houston, Texas. Both persons on board killed

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW81FA117 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=26321&key=0&queryId=988f3900-df5d-41fe-9a2c-3795f0399f4b&pgno=2&pgsize=200
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9044Z
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/tx/N9044Z/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2016 23:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2016 18:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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