Accident MBB BK 117A-1 N117SR,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75918
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Monday 9 September 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MBB BK 117A-1
Owner/operator:Wackenhut Services (WSI)
Registration: N117SR
MSN: 7019
Engine model:LYCOMING LTS-101-650B1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aiken, SC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Aiken, SC
Destination airport:Aiken, SC
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Contacted trees and crashed while manoeuvring at low altitude into rising terrain while on security duty for the Savannah River Site (a nuclear facility).


Revision history:

24-Jul-2010 23:30 Alpine Flight Added
19-Aug-2010 13:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Nov-2012 13:26 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Apr-2016 19:44 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314