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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30488
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Imperial Koku K.K. Aviation Service
Registration: JA9724
MSN: 3580
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:near Yokosuka,Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Ex N22640, N712WC, JA9724, C-GIJQ. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29 June 1999, when crashed near Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. During crop spraying, the helicopter was being flown at a low speed and low height across a paddy field. During this manoeuvre, the helicopter began an uncommanded yaw to the right. The pilot attempted an emergency landing, but the helicopter touched down hard, and rolled over near Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture.

The accident was attributed to loss of tail rotor effectiveness in cross wind conditions. Registration JA9724 cancelled 15 December 1999



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
12-Apr-2015 12:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Aug-2016 12:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2016 12:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Nature]
22-Aug-2016 12:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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