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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233149
Last updated: 25 February 2020
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Date:20-FEB-2020
Time:15:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Talkeetna Air Taxi Inc
Registration: N716JL
C/n / msn: 10463
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ruth Glacier, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Sheldon Chalet Heliport, AK (09AA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 Raven II impacted glacier terrain shortly after takeoff from Sheldon Chalet Heliport (09AA), Talkeetna, Alaska, during a sightseeing flight
The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the pilot sustained minor injuries. The two passengers were not hurt.

Sources:

https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Helicopter-crash-in-Denali-National-Park-568102371.html
https://www.webcenter11.com/content/news/R44-helicopter-crashes-in-Denali-National-Park-and-Preserve-568096951.html
https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2020/02/22/none-injured-after-helicopter-crashes-at-ruth-glacier-in-denali-national-park/
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:21-FEB-20,DENALI%20NATIONAL%20PARK,N716JL
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=716JL

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/958/958179.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Feb-2020 05:01 Geno Added
25-Feb-2020 16:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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