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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 128852
Last updated: 25 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Registration: N9041Z
C/n / msn: 0105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Falcon Field, Maricopa County, 6 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Falcon Field, Arizona (FFZ/KFFZ)
Destination airport:Falcon Field, Arizona (FFZ/KFFZ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25-06-1981 when crashed at Falcon Field, Maricopa County, six miles north east of Mesa, Arizona. Helicopter was practicing a 180 degree auto-rotative landing in wind conditions gusting up to 15 knots. Per the NTSB report "Pilot in command - inadequate instruction in flight; pilot under training (dual student) failed to maintain adequate rotor rpm"

Registration N9041Z cancelled by the FAA on 20-11-2014


1. NTSB Identification: LAX81DUJ73 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

07-Feb-2016 19:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2016 18:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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