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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244696
Last updated: 30 July 2021
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Date:06-NOV-2020
Time:c. 15:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta A109S Grand
Owner/operator:Helinet Aviation Services / Prime Healthcare
Registration: N109EX
MSN: 22145
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Los Angeles Co/USC Medical Center Heliport (35CA), Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Sharp Grossmont Hospital Heliport, CA (03CA)
Destination airport:Los Angeles Co/USC Medical Center Heliport, CA (35CA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
An Agusta A109S Grand, delivering a transplant heart, was involved in a landing accident on the elevated helipad of the Keck Hospital of USC/Los Angeles Co/USC Medical Center Heliport (35CA),Lincoln Heights district, Los Angeles County, California.

The helicopter came to the rest on its side, sustaining substantial damage. The pilot received minor injuries and two other occupants were uninjured. The heart was recovered and the transplantation was successful.

It is reported the helicopter is operated by Helinet Aviation Services and registered to Prime Healthcare Air Transportation LLC, which is part of Prime Healthcare

Sources:

https://www.dailynews.com/2020/11/06/helicopter-transporting-organ-crashes-on-keck-hospital-helipad/
https://www.google.com/amp/s/ktla.com/news/2-people-treated-after-helicopter-crash-lands-on-rooftop-of-boyle-heights-hospital/amp/
https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/helicopter-delivering-heart-for-transplant-crashes-on-los-angeles-helipad
https://www.foxla.com/news/helicopter-carrying-donated-organ-crashes-on-top-of-hospital-helipad-lafd-says
https://helihub.com/2020/11/09/heart-for-transplant-survives-crash-on-hospital-rooftop-helipad
https://news.keckmedicine.org/statement-from-keck-medicine-of-usc-regarding-helicopter-crash/

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N109EX
https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/000/554/554429.jpg (photo)
http://data.ntsb.gov/carol-repgen/api/Aviation/ReportMain/GenerateNewestReport/102246/pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keck_Hospital_of_USC

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2020 03:42 Captain Adam Added
07-Nov-2020 06:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Nov-2020 07:33 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Nov-2020 08:51 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
07-Nov-2020 08:57 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
07-Nov-2020 09:04 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
07-Nov-2020 09:36 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
07-Nov-2020 13:58 RobertMB Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
07-Nov-2020 14:08 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
07-Nov-2020 16:37 harro Updated [Source, Category]
08-Nov-2020 18:54 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
09-Nov-2020 15:07 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2020 16:10 Geno Updated [Departure airport]
08-Dec-2020 13:39 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
27-Feb-2021 18:51 rudy Updated [Embed code, Category]
07-May-2021 14:12 harro Updated [[Embed code, Category]]

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