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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.
Bell 206B JetRanger II
|Owner/operator:||Hawkeye Aviation (Rgd. Private)|
|C/n / msn:|| 831|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|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.)|
The pilot and two passengers were treated at a local hospital and released, all having received minor injuries.
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