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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228569
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:27-AUG-2019
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Helicopters Unlimited LLC (opf CBS News 8)
Registration: N218GH
C/n / msn: 3470
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gillespie Field Airport (SEE/KSEE), San Diego County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:San Diego-Gillespie Field, CA (SEE/KSEE)
Narrative:
A Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III helicopter experienced a hard landing at Gillespie Field Airport (SEE/KSEE), San Diego County, California. It was partially consumed by post crash fire and damaged beyond repair.
The pilot was not injured, but his passenger received minor injures.

Sources:

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-27/pilot-is-hurt-when-san-diego-news-helicopter-flops-over-while-landing
https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/08/27/tv-news-helicopter-catches-fire-during-hard-landing/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBiNxGUEoec
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=218GH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdU4D-sxOqM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Aug-2019 09:26 Captain Adam Added
28-Aug-2019 10:44 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
28-Aug-2019 13:50 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]

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