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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42608
Last updated: 26 July 2019
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Date:15-AUG-1994
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B
Owner/operator:Hansen Helicopters
Registration: N65678
C/n / msn: 2766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Truk Island -   Micronesia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS EXECUTING A STEEP APPROACH TO A CONFINED LANDING AREA. THE PILOT MISJUDGED THE HELICOPTER'S CLEARANCE FROM THE COCONUT TREES AND THE ROTOR BLADES STRUCK THE TREES. CAUSE: THE PILOT MISJUDGED THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE HELICOPTER'S ROTOR BLADES AND THE COCONUT TREES.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02079


Revision history:

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

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