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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32426
Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell TH-1L (204)
Owner/operator:Hiser Helicopters
Registration: N204AP
C/n / msn: 6435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:3,5 mi N of Etna, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
a Bell TH-1L helicopter, N204AP, crashed during an emergency autorotation about 3 1/2 miles north of Etna, California. The pilot was conducting a visual flight rules (VFR) local area flight under Title 14 CFR Part 133. The helicopter, operated by Hiser Helicopters Inc., Redmond, Oregon, sustained substantial damage. The certificated commercial pilot-in-command and the certificated second pilot received minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The flight originated from a helipad next to the accident site about 0945 hours.


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2010 03:43 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 17:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 18:03 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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