Accident Aérospatiale AS 350D N353RM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3143
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Date:Monday 3 March 1980
Time:04:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale AS 350D
Owner/operator:Rocky Mountain Helicopters
Registration: N353RM
MSN: 1058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Webster City Municipal Airport, Webster City, Iowa -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Des Moines, Iowa
Destination airport:Webster City, Iowa (EBS/KEBS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (damaged beyond repair) March 3 1980: crashed when engine lost power during night downwind approach to Webster City Municipal Airport, Webster City, Iowa. The AS 350 was engaged in an air ambulance CASEVAC flight from Iowa Methodist Medical Center at Des Moines, Iowa to Webster City, Iowa.

The three persons on board that were killed were:
Maureen Griffin, Flight Nurse
Hallie Burns, Flight Nurse
Nick Roetner, Pilot

Registration N353RM cancelled by the FAA as "expired" March 24 2013 - just over 33 years later...

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MKC80AA026
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


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2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2014 19:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2014 19:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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