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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201102
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Time:11:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Air Evac EMS Inc
Registration: N275AE
MSN: 51186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Obion County, Union City, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Troy, TN
Destination airport:Union City, TN
While en route the air ambulance / HEMS helicopter experienced a hard force landing in an urban area in east Union City, Tennessee. The helicopter sustained substantial damage consistent with a wire strike (tbc). The three occupants received minor injuries (e.g. smashed upper windscreen, lost upper wire strike cutter and transmission). There was no patient onboard.

Some press report suggest a 'training flight' while others state the crew were en route to the Union City site for a sat tracking system briefing.




Revision history:

08-Nov-2017 23:56 Geno Added
09-Nov-2017 05:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Nov-2017 05:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
09-Nov-2017 08:35 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Nov-2017 08:57 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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