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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30578
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:04-APR-1999
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B
Owner/operator:San Joaquin Helicopter
Registration: N123SJ
C/n / msn: 716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mexico City IAP -   Mexico
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Delano, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While N123SJ was manoeuvring for landing on arrival its main rotor contacted those of Bell UH-1B N64CC (pilot and a passenger), which had landed and shot down. Transmission of N123SJ was separated from its mounts and the helicopter destroyed, while N64CC suffered substantial damage.
Helicopters for deployement under contract to Helicopteros y Vehiculos Aéreos Nacionales SA de CV for fire season in Mexico.

Sources:

Air International August 1998, p75


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Oct-2017 12:22 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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