- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 12, 1993
Time: 14:55
Location: Talladega, Alabama
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Birmingham - Talladega
AC Type: Helicopter, Hughes 369HS
Registration: N9116F
cn / ln: 720396S
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter crashed while attempting to land in a confined area of the infield of the Talladega Super Speedway. The pilot of the helicopter, NASCAR race car driver Davey Allison, 30, killed. The pilot's poor in-flight decision to land downwind in a confined area that was surrounded by high obstructions, and his failure to properly compensate for the tailwind condition.
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