Accident Sikorsky UH-60A N23321, Saturday 3 December 1994
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Date:Saturday 3 December 1994
Time:19:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A
Owner/operator:U.s. Customs Service
Registration: N23321
MSN: 79-23321
Engine model:GE T-700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:St. Petersburg, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Jacksonville, FL (KNIP)
Destination airport:(KPIE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot-in-command was ground taxiing into an unmarked parking area between two hangers without a ground marshaller. The helicopter's main rotor blades collided with the hanger. There were no written procedures pertaining to marshalling of aircraft or designated parking areas.

Probable Cause: The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain separation while ground taxiing between two hangers, resulting in the main rotor blades colliding with a hanger. Contributing to the accident was the lack of written procedures pertaining to ground marshalling of aircraft, and designated parking areas.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA95GA033
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report



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