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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43011
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Date:03-FEB-1986
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3193T
MSN: 3807
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Young, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Mesa, AZ (FFZ)
Destination airport:Young, AZ
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT & HIS DAUGHTER PLANNED TO FLY TO THEIR RANCH FOR THE PURPOSE OF HIRING A MANAGER. UPON ARRIVING AT THEIR DESTINATION GROUND FOG PREVAILED. THE PLT, FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA, ATTEMPTED TO FIND AN AREA WHERE HE COULD DESCEND BELOW THE FOG. THE FOG WAS AT TREE TOP LEVEL, & WHILE MANEUVERING THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH 50 FEET TALL TREES. THE HELICOPTER FELL VERTICALLY ONTO ITS ROOF & ROLLED OVER KILLING THE PLT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X32868


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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