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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45715
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:26-OCT-2001
Time:09:00 CDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YS-1020P
MSN: 2607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ilopango International Airport, San Salvador -   El Salvador
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ilopango International Airport, San Salvador
Destination airport:Ilopango International Airport, San Salvador (MSSS)
Narrative:
On October 26, 2001, at 09:00 CDT (Central Daylight Time) a Robinson R-22 helicopter, Salvadoran registration YS-1020P, was destroyed during impact with terrain following a loss of control while entering the traffic pattern near San Salvador, in the Republic of El Salvador. The commercial pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. The helicopter was owned and operated by the pilot. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local aerial survey flight, for which a flight plan was not filed. The flight originated from the roof-top of a building, located near the Ilopango International Airport, approximately 45 minutes prior to the accident.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: WAS02WA003 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?_ev_id=20011109X02217&ntsbno=WAS02WA003&akey=1
2. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=23597
3. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/ys.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
26-Sep-2016 17:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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