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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199929
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:21-SEP-2017
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:over Midland Beach, Staten Island, New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Linden Airport, NJ
Destination airport:Linden Airport, NJ
Narrative:
A United States Army Black Hawk helicopter and a private small drone collided while flying at 500 feet over Midland Beach, Staten Island, New York. The helicopter, of the 82nd Airborne based out of Fort Bragg, was flying United Nations General Assembly security missions from Linden Airport in New Jersey.
The helicopter sustained damage to its main rotor blade, window frame, and transmission deck. The drone was destroyed.

The US Army recovered a small piece of debris identified as a motor and arm of a common small drone, a DJI Phantom 4.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/2017-DCA17IA202AB.aspx
http://www.wral.com/aerial-drone-damages-fort-bragg-helicopter-in-new-york-no-injuries-reported/16967421/
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/police-search-pilot-drone-struck-black-hawk-helicopter-article-1.3515770


Images:


Rotor blade damage (photo: NTSB)


Recovered drone part (Photo: NTSB)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2017 08:05 harro Added
07-Oct-2017 12:38 harro Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
07-Oct-2017 12:39 harro Updated [Photo, ]
10-Oct-2017 12:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]

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