Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary IAD01WA025

Aircraft #1

Bell 206L4

Factual Information

On January 2, 2001, a Bell 206L4, registration YTSPA, crashed in mountainous terrain near Mussoorie, India. The helicopter was operated by Span Air. The weather was described as "poor." The pilot and 2 of the 4 passengers were fatally injured. The helicopter was being operated under the regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority, India. The Director General, Civil Aviation, India, has requested assistance from Rolls Royce, and an aircraft engine investigator is scheduling to depart from Indianapolis, to assist on site. For further information, please contact: Director General A. K. Chopra Civil Aviation Authority, India fax 91 11 469 0321 U.S. Accredited Representative: Thomas R. Conroy Air Safety Investigator National Transportation Safety Board Office of Aviation Safety Regional Operations and General Aviation Division, AS-20 Washington, D.C. 20594 202 314-6314 fax -6329

 

Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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