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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38946
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1985
Time:15:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 500D (369D)
Owner/operator:First Season Enterprises
Registration: N1106M
C/n / msn: 61-0949D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Newark, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Jamaica, NY (JFK)
Destination airport:Newark, NJ (01NJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT PASSENGER DEPLANED AND WALKED REARWARD TO RETREIVE HIS LUGGAGE FROM THE LEFT REAR SEAT OF THE HELICOPTER DURING THE COOLING DOWN STAGE OF THE ENGINE SHUTDOWN. AFTER DEPLANNING HE PROCEEDED REARWARD UNDER THE MAIN ROTOR WASH. WHEN REAR OF THE TAIL ROTOR HE WALKED INTO THE ROTATING BLADES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35596


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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