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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43455
Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Date:13-JUN-1991
Time:11:33
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B1 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Dvision
Registration: N214LA
MSN: 2134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Los Angeles, CA
Destination airport:Los Angeles, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On June 13, 1991, Officers Gary Alan Howe and Charles Randall Champe were killed when they experienced an in-flight engine failure which caused their helicopter to crash into a parking lot.

Sources:

1. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=214LA
2. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ca/N214LA/
3. http://www.odmp.org/officer/227-police-officer-gary-alan-howe
4. http://www.odmp.org/officer/226-police-officer-charles-randall-champe
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAPD_Air_Support_Division#Accidents_and_incidents
6. http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X17333&key=1
7. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=11544
8. http://articles.latimes.com/1991-06-21/local/me-1005_1_police-officers
9. http://articles.latimes.com/1991-06-28/local/me-1347_1_helicopter-crash

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
01-Jul-2014 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jul-2014 20:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
16-Oct-2021 00:04 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative]

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