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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32393
Last updated: 11 October 2020
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Date:02-MAY-1994
Time:07:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1L
Owner/operator:Bob's FS
Registration: N204RW
C/n / msn: 6170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pleasant Grove, California -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot stated that he was spraying a rice field and flying into the early morning rising sun. He reported that he did not see the power lines or poles due to the sun glare.

After the collision, the pilot noted some control difficulties and attempted a run-on landing. The helicopter skids dug into the soft soil and the helicopter nosed over

Sources:

http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/u31nez55wxhhgc45sklxdg451/W11062011120000.pdf
http://aircrashed.com/cause/cLAX94LA208.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2011 08:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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