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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48765
Last updated: 22 January 2019
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Date:11-JUN-1991
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: 163915
C/n / msn: 90005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wilmington, DE -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:New Castle County Airport, DE
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The left nacelle struck the ground while the aircraft was hovering 15 feet in the air, causing it to bounce and catch fire.

Sources:

Flight International 19-25 June 1991
http://www.g2mil.com/v22_crash.jpg
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Osprey/V_22_Osprey.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2010 01:59 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase]
09-Apr-2010 07:12 TB Updated [Operator]
18-Jan-2016 19:02 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2016 19:03 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
27-Jan-2017 19:52 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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