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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4703
Last updated: 26 March 2021
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Date:18-JUL-1980
Time:15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 205A-1
Owner/operator:Airwest Offsho
Registration: N6207N
C/n / msn: 30001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N Arcola, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Gls 104 Offshore Rig
Destination airport:
Narrative:
fixed float landing gr. forward x-tube failed due to fatigue. Mast bumping occurred.

Sources:

NTSB

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-80-78 issued 19 August 1980 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-80-79 issued 19 August 1980 by NTSB to FAA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added

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