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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14033
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:HDC Equipment Co Inc
Registration: N9044Z
C/n / msn: 0114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Columbus, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:San Antonio International Airport (SAT/KSAT)
Destination airport:Houston, Texas (IAH/KIAH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) 05-07-1981 during auto rotative forced landing due to helicopter running out of fuel: no fuel available at en route landing point (temporarily closed). Crashed after circling truck stop near I-10 at Columbus, west of Houston, Texas. Both persons on board killed


1. NTSB Identification: FTW81FA117 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2016 23:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2016 18:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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