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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43266
Last updated: 27 May 2019
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Date:28-DEC-1994
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas 500
Owner/operator:Hoffman Helicopters
Registration: N9128F
C/n / msn: 72-0398S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chuuk Island -   Micronesia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:, PO
Narrative:
THE PILOT AND AN OBSERVER DEPARTED THE SHIP FOR A FISH-SPOTTING MISSION. WHEN THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT HIS POSITION, THE SHIP RETURNED TO THE LAST KNOWN POSITION AND FOUND VARIOUS DEBRIS FROM THE AIRCRAFT. THERE WERE NO DISTRESS RADIO CALLS FROM THE PILOT. THE OPERATOR REPORTED NO KNOWN PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WERE GOOD VISIBILITY WITH LIGHT WINDS. CAUSE: undetermined.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02756


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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