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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59505
Last updated: 4 February 2021
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Date:06-AUG-1997
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Procuraduría General de la República (PGR)
Registration: XC-KAD
C/n / msn: 51503
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Vicente Coatlan -   Mexico
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:San Vicente Coatlan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 06-08-1997: Whilst engaged in agricultiural operation (crop spraying/top dressing) at San Vicente Coatlan, Mexico, the helicopter was caught by a strong (20 to 30 knot) gust of wind. Tail rotor effectiveness was lost and the helicopter impacted the ground. The pilot - the sole person on board -was uninjured.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl [Scramble 343]
2. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2009 11:41 harro Added
22-Aug-2016 14:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2017 18:20 TB Updated [Operator]

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