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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204514
Last updated: 20 August 2018
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Date:15-JAN-2018
Time:11:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HM
Owner/operator:Vista I Inc
Registration: N4QX
C/n / msn: 610209M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Troy Township, Wood County, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted open farmland in the vicinity of power lines in Wood County near Packer Creek east of Lemoyne, Ohio. The power lines surveillance helicopter, on contract to FirstEnergy, sustained substantial damage.
The pilot (32) and the passenger (62) received fatal injuries.
Police on the scene say they do not believe it struck the powerlines. Light to moderate snow was reported at the time of accident.

Sources:

http://www.wtol.com/story/37267584/2-dead-after-helicopter-crash-in-wood-co
http://www.13abc.com/content/news/Reported-crash-involving-aircraft-469384613.html
http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2018/01/15/Helicopter-crashes-in-Wood-County.html
http://fox8.com/2018/01/15/helicopter-for-utility-work-crashes-into-ohio-field-killing-2/
https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/ohio/helicopter-crash-victim-identified-as-wooster-man/95-508416401
http://www.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2018/01/16/NTSB-begins-investigation-into-Wood-County-helicopter-crash-that-killed-two.html
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=4QX
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/6093217-3752244ef4bbbfdb7174f87e63bb51676f04fbe3/aircrafttype/
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https://www.google.com/maps/@?dg=dbrw&newdg=1/Recker+Rd+%26+Township+Hwy+293+%26+Co+Rd+15,+Perrysburg,+OH+43551/@41.5014321,-83.4444089,19z/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x883b8dd7f650232b:0x9e1b1c0d8e35a8d4?hl=en-us


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2018 05:14 Geno Added
16-Jan-2018 08:32 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2018 09:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
16-Jan-2018 11:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]
16-Jan-2018 14:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 02:32 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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