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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235487
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:24-APR-2020
Time:c. 15:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:VNC LLC
Registration: N3276T
C/n / msn: 12199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sherwood Park, Mesa, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Blythe, CA
Destination airport:Mesa, AZ
Narrative:
The helicopter impacted the ground in Sherwood Park, Mesa, Arizona. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and one of the two occupants onboard received fatal injures. The other survived with unspecified injures.

Video shows the helicopter spinning out of control in the moments before it crashed. The tail rotor was found approx 1.12 miles southwest of the main wreckage.

Sources:

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/police-1-dead-following-helicopter-crash-in-mesa
ttps://flightaware.com/live/flight/N3276T

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=3276T
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/N3276T (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2020 23:45 Captain Adam Added
25-Apr-2020 00:53 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
25-Apr-2020 01:16 Geno Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
25-Apr-2020 04:12 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2020 10:56 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]

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