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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4803
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G
Registration: N994B
MSN: 1322
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Grand Isle, Louisiana -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Grand Isle
Crashed into the sea off Grand Isle, Lousiana, whilst attempting to land on a oil drilling rig heliicopter platform, in high cross winds. Per NTSB report 'overshot, hard landing, PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING - OPERATED CARELESSLY, SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND'


Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Oct-2011 09:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2014 17:58 Anon. Updated [Cn]
06-Jan-2016 16:54 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source]
27-Jan-2016 19:46 JINX Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport]

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