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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42690
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Date:15-NOV-1984
Time:16:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-2 JetRanger II
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1077T
MSN: 2928
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bingham Canyon , UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Salt Lake City , UT
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PILOT WAS TAKING PASSEENGERS ON A SIGHTSEENG FLIGHT OVER THE KENNECOTT COPPER MINE, LARGEST OPEN PIT COPPER MINE IN THE WORLD. HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH UNMARKED POWER LINES APPROX 185 FT AGL. POWER LINES ARE SUPPORTED BY TWO UNMARKED TOWERS ON OPPOSING HILLS 1983 FT APART. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41551


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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