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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228842
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Abbett Farms LLC
Registration: N19TV
C/n / msn: 2716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:NW of Walkerton, St. Joseph County, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On September 9, 2019, about 1330 eastern daylight time, a Bell 206 helicopter, N19TV, was substantially damaged during a forced landing near Walkerton, Indiana. The commercial pilot was not injured. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Abbett Farms LLC under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an aerial application flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight which operated without a flight plan.

According to information obtained by the Federal Aviation Administration, the pilot reported a partial loss of engine power. He conducted a forced landing near a residence where the helicopter touched down and rolled on its right side.

The helicopter was retained for further examination.

Sources:,+Walkerton,+IN+46574/@41.5053437,-86.5152923,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x8811413caeec58a9:0x333eb15ec3d23060?hl=en-us (photo)

Revision history:

10-Sep-2019 01:21 Geno Added
10-Sep-2019 01:32 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
10-Sep-2019 02:28 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2019 21:17 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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