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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248754
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:13-MAR-2021
Time:c. 12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:AHGL LLC
Registration: N97KC
MSN: 13494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Rosh Pina -   Israel
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rosh Pina Airport
Destination airport:Herzliya Airport
Investigating agency: AIAI
Narrative:
During takeoff, at an estimated height of 100-150 feet above the ground and at a speed of 40-50 knots, the pilot felt a drop in main rotor RPM. The pilot immediately carried out an emergency landing. The helicopter slid on the ground a short distance, hit a rock and overturned on its left side. The pilot and passengers got out of the helicopter on their own with only minor injuries. The helicopter was badly damaged.

Sources:

https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/four-lightly-injured-in-helicopter-crash-in-northern-israel-661862
https://www.ynet.co.il/news/article/HypHiz9Q00#autoplay
https://twitter.com/ItayBlumental/status/1370697220136316928?s=20
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=97KC

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Robinson-R-44-II/6272007/L (photo)


Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AIAI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2021 12:25 gerard57 Added
13-Mar-2021 13:34 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2021 15:22 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Mar-2021 16:37 Ben Updated [Time, Registration, Source]
13-Mar-2021 16:37 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
13-Mar-2021 17:08 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Mar-2021 19:41 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
24-Sep-2021 18:29 harro Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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