ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145408
Last updated: 2 August 2014
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Date:02-MAY-2012
Time:09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Hawkeye Aviation (Rgd. Private)
Registration: N85RB
C/n / msn: 831
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NW of Kansas state highways K-4 and K-16 junction, Valley Falls, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While on pipeline patrol, the aircraft, a Bell 206B JetRanger II helicopter, N85RB, was observed in a spinning descent preceeding an impact with trees and terrain northwest of the junction of state highways K-4 and K-16 in Valley Falls, Kansas.
The pilot and two passengers were treated at a local hospital and released, all having received minor injuries.

Sources:
http://m.cjonline.com/news/2012-05-02/3-walk-away-jeff-co-helicopter-crash
http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2012/05/breaking-news-helicopter-crash-in-valley-falls-injures-three/
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/02_85RB.txt
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120503X01852&key=1

http://www.swissheli.com/history/hb-xyx.htm#


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2012 16:48 Geno Added
08-May-2012 23:26 Geno Updated [Source]
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