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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211448
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:25-MAY-2018
Time:09:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Northwest Helicopters
Registration: N111DR
C/n / msn: 64-13699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Olympia Regional Airport, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Olympia Regional Airport (KOLM)
Destination airport:Olympia Regional Airport (KOLM)
Narrative:
The helicopter, with restricted category CofA, landed hard, the skids collapsed, the tail boom was cut and the tail rotor separated after a reported mechanical issue during take-off on a post-maintenance test flight. The 2 POB were injured.

Sources:

http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article211921679.html
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/helicopter-/756517606
http://kval.com/news/nation-world/no-reported-injuries-after-helicopter-crash-in-tumwater
https://www.facebook.com/KIRO7Seattle/videos/2098812323471843/
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http://www.nwhelicopters.com/nwheli/index.html
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=111DR


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2018 18:39 Aerossurance Added
25-May-2018 18:40 Aerossurance Updated [Phase]
25-May-2018 18:40 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
25-May-2018 18:42 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2018 18:47 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2018 18:52 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
25-May-2018 18:53 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
26-May-2018 04:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Embed code]
26-May-2018 15:53 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]

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