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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190769
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:01-MAY-1980
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R-22
Owner/operator:Suffolk Helicopters Inc
Registration: N9021M
C/n / msn: 0021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Shreveport Regional Airport, 4 nm SW of Shreveport, Louisiana -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA (SHV/KSHV)
Destination airport:Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA (SHV/KSHV)
Narrative:
Substantially damaged May 1, 1980 when crashed on a local training flight to and from Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV/KSHV), 4 nautical miles south west of Shreveport, Lousiana (at approximate co ordinates: 3226′48″N, 09349′32″W). Per the NTSB report into the accident, the aircraft was involved in a "hard" power on landing. Also per the NTSB report:

"PROBABLE CAUSE(S): DUAL STUDENT - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M., IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS. PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW80FRJ15 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=31917&key=0&queryId=96998093-c4c2-4d30-8fdf-b743f167cfcc&pgno=2&pgsize=50
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9021M
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=34211
4. http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/r22.php
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/r22show.asp?start=1&count=50]
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shreveport_Regional_Airport


Revision history:

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20-Oct-2016 13:16 Dr.John Smith Added

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