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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14034
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:28-AUG-1981
Time:16:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:Marc Flatow (regd owner)
Registration: N9046G
C/n / msn: 0115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Fresno, SSW of Houston, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Houston, Texas
Destination airport:Houston, Texas
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in hard landing at Fresno, Texas. Pilot misjudged distance and altitude: main rotor blades observed slowing down before impact. Trace amounts of methaqualone and imipramine found in pilot's bloodstream.

First registered as N9046G 30.4.1981. Registration formally cancelled by FAA on 23.10.1984 as "aircraft destroyed"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW81FA136: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=24985&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9046G
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=1272
4.
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/r22show.asp?start=101&count=50]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2011 14:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2016 23:06 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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