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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225121
Last updated: 16 May 2019
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Date:15-MAY-2019
Time:14:30 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV
Owner/operator:Zip Aviation opf Blade
Registration: N26BB
C/n / msn: 52493
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hudson River at West 30th St Heliport (KJRA), New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:West 30th St Heliport, NY (KJRA)
Destination airport:West 30th St Heliport, NY (KJRA)
Narrative:
The helicopter impacted the Hudson near a landing site at West 30th Street shortly after refuelling there, while repositioning. The pilot lost directional control at low forward speed. The emergency flotation system was deployed moments before impact. The pilot, the sole occupant, escaped from the helicopter was rescued by a NY Waterways ferry and received minor injuries. The helicopter was salvaged by the US Army Corps of Engineers vessel Hayward.

Sources:

https://nypost.com/2019/05/15/helicopter-lands-in-hudson-river-near-34th-street/
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/15/18626570/blade-helicopter-crash-hudson-river-emergency-landing-new-york-city
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=26BB
https://zipaviation.com

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9172087 (photo)


Revision history:

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15-May-2019 19:22 n25992 Added
15-May-2019 19:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
15-May-2019 19:45 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 20:20 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 21:19 N25992 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Embed code]
15-May-2019 21:41 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 21:45 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 21:47 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 21:52 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
15-May-2019 21:55 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 21:56 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 21:59 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 22:00 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 22:01 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 22:02 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2019 22:05 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
15-May-2019 22:07 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2019 22:09 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
16-May-2019 04:39 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
16-May-2019 14:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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