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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138930
Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:02-OCT-2011
Time:7.:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:R & M Quarries Ltd.
Registration: EI-DTR
C/n / msn: 1652
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Taughmaconnell, County Roscommon, about 8km from Athlone. -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ballinasloe
Destination airport:Roscommon
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 Raven I crashed after takeoff from the Ballinasloe Horse Fair in a field at Taughmaconnell, County Roscommon, about 8km from Athlone.

The pilot escaped unhurt.

Sources:

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/helicopter-pilot-in-miracle-escape-from-crash-26778317.html
https://www.rte.ie/news/2011/1003/306853-roscommon/
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/1003/1224305157067.html
https://flyinginireland.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5445

https://www.flickr.com/photos/shanair/6028815424/sizes/l/in/photostream/ (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2011 04:31 RobertMB Added
06-Oct-2011 05:16 RobertMB Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
01-Jan-2012 22:23 Anon. Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 22:23 harro Updated [Operator]

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