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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237721
Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Time:13:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Airwest Helicopters
Registration: N623PB
C/n / msn: 4396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tonto National Forest, about 10 miles W of Payson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Bell UH-1H Iroquis helicopter impacted the ground in the Tonto National Forest, Arizona, while performing long-line cargo delivery operations in support of fire suppression ops under contract to the US Forest Service.
The pilot was killed.

Sources:,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:07-JUL-20,PAYSON,N623PB (photo)

Revision history:

07-Jul-2020 23:18 Captain Adam Added
08-Jul-2020 03:05 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 06:27 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 06:30 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 08:13 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 13:54 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Jul-2020 12:52 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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