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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220449
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:02-JAN-2019
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:Sarasota Helicopter Services
Registration: N772MG
C/n / msn: 2397
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off the coast of Anna Maria Island, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed into the sea two miles off Manatee Public Beach. The three occupants, reportedly engaged in photographing marine vessels were rescued.

Sources:

https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2019/01/02/two-rescued-after-helicopter-crashes-off-coast-of-anna-maria-island
http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/helicopter-crash-reported-near-anna-maria-island
http://www.mysuncoast.com/2019/01/02/helicopter-goes-down-off-anna-maria-island-2/
https://www.islander.org/2019/01/federal-investigation-of-copter-crash-hits-delay/
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https://fr.flightaware.com/resources/registration/N772MG
https://www.flickr.com/photos/26652894@N06/43078822802

https://twitter.com/imascarenas/status/1080542342958981120?s=21

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2019 17:14 gerard57 Added
02-Jan-2019 18:36 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2019 18:38 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2019 18:39 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
02-Jan-2019 20:09 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Embed code]
02-Jan-2019 20:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
03-Jan-2019 01:17 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Jan-2019 08:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Jan-2019 21:40 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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