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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48764
Last updated: 22 January 2019
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Date:20-JUL-1992
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey
Owner/operator:Bell Helicopter Textron
Registration: 163914
C/n / msn: 90004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Potomac River, DC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, FL
Destination airport:Quantico MCAS, VA
Narrative:
A leaking flammable fluid was ingested into the right hand intake, causing the aircraft to drop into the Potomac River in front of an audience of Congressmen and other government officials at Quantico. Three USMC and 4 civilian personnel aboard.

Prototype no 4.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-22_Osprey
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/1335/
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Osprey/V_22_Osprey.htm
http://www.jag.navy.mil/library/investigations/V-22%2020%20JUL%201992.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2010 02:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport]
09-Apr-2010 02:56 TB Updated [Destination airport]
09-Apr-2010 07:12 TB Updated [Operator]
18-Jan-2016 19:00 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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