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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38019
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Date:23-DEC-1982
Time:08:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N206H
MSN: 263
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:San Antonio, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brackettville, TX (C)
Destination airport:Houston, TX (C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT DEPARTED BRACKETTVILLE AT 0715 & AT 0740 CONTACTED UVALDE UNICOM FOR THEIR WX. WHEN INFORMED THAT UVALDE WAS "ZERO-ZERO" THE FLT CONTINUED EAST. THE ACFT WAS LATER OBSERVED & HEARD FLYING ABOVE THE LOW INDEFINITE CEILING SHORTLY BEFORE IMPACTING THE GROUND IN A TIGHT DESCENDING RIGHT HAND TURN AT HIGH VELOCITY. WITNESSES AT THE ACCIDENT SITE REPORTED 60-200 FT CEILINGS & VISIBILITY WELL BELOW 1 MI. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04646

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Feb 1975 N4726R Island Helicopter 1 Milford, CT w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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