ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86746
Last updated: 22 January 2017
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Narrative:The pilot of C-GMLS, a Bell 206A, was conducting long-line operations in support of power line construction in the State of New York. After dipping the tanks to check the fuel quantity at the local landing area the helicopter pilot departed to continue working. While en route back to the landing area the engine failed (Allison 250-C20). The pilot conducted a forced approach and landed hard near a residential dwelling in Newfield. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The pilot received minor injuries.
Bell 206B JetRanger
|Owner/operator:||Standard Ag Helicopters Inc.|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Ithaca, New York -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
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