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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202158
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB BK 117 A-3
Owner/operator:Rocky Mountain Holdings Llc
Registration: N163BK
MSN: 7063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sarasota, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Sarasota, FL (SRQ)
Destination airport:Punta Gorda, FL (PGD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
While maneuvering for takeoff the tail rotor collided with a building resulting in damage to the helicopter and building.
Probable Cause: The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain a visual lookout while maneuvering in a hover resulting in the tail rotor colliding with a building.



Revision history:

26-Nov-2017 12:41 ASN Update Bot Added

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