ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142276
Last updated: 21 November 2014
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Date:21-DEC-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Air 2 LLC
Registration: N500TN
C/n / msn: 590521D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Fall Branch, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While in VFR cruise flight following a highway, the helicopter, a Hughes 369D, N500TN, encountered Instrument Meteorological Conditions and subsequently struck marked power lines sustaining substantial damage to the rotor blades.

There were no injuries on the helicopter or on the ground.

Sources:
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20111222X14445&key=1
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=500TN&x=0&y=0

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/large/280/280853.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2012 21:15 Geno Added
03-Feb-2012 21:38 RobertMB Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
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