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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233636
Last updated: 7 March 2020
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Date:05-MAR-2020
Time:c. 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 130B4
Owner/operator:Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
Registration: N11QK
C/n / msn: 3639
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Leilani Estates, Big Island, HI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Hilo International Airport, HI (ITO/PHTO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The EC 130B4 experienced a precautionary landing and subsequent rollover in a lava field in the Leilani Estates area on Big Island of Hawaii. The tour helicopter sustained substantial and injuries among the six occupants onboard have not been disclosed.

Sources:

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/03/05/big-island-fire-crews-responding-reports-downed-helicopter-puna/
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/hawaii/articles/2020-03-05/hawaii-tour-helicopter-goes-down-but-unclear-if-it-crashed
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/state/officials-hawaii-tour-helicopter-makes-hard-landing-rolls/article_13469241-93c4-5817-b12e-e3d045fe6cc7.html
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:05-MAR-20,HILO,N11QK
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=11QK
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1928'25.0%22N+15455'13.0%22W/@19.473611,-154.920278,30845m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d19.473611!4d-154.920278?hl=en

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/49596_1450014261.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2020 23:26 Geno Added
06-Mar-2020 01:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-Mar-2020 03:56 RobertMB Updated [Time]
06-Mar-2020 15:52 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Damage]
07-Mar-2020 20:21 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Damage, Narrative]

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