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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31131
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:20-OCT-1996
Time:16:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:North West Helicopters
Registration: N98NW
C/n / msn: 4529
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Detroit, Oregon -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot stated that he had just landed at a remote site after emptying his bucket. As he unloaded the main rotor, it contacted a berm on the right side of the helicopter. This resulted in a sudden stoppage and damage to the transmission.

Sources:

http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/ax5ppxfzkkgkgc45gh4a0a451/A10312011120000.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2011 10:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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