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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205057
Last updated: 21 February 2018
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Date:24-JAN-2018
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer 269C-1
Owner/operator:Pelican Flight Training LLC
Registration: N3947C
C/n / msn: 0343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Fort Lauderdale, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:DWTN Fort Lauderdale Heliport (DT1)
Destination airport:North Perry (KHWO)
Narrative:
The helicopter, a Schweizer 269-C, registration N3947C, made an emergency landing on a downtown street during rush hour Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The helicopter tail rotor boom broke during the hard landing, the main rotor contacted a vehicle but the two pilots were uninjured.

Sources:

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-helicopter-crash-downtown-20180124-story.html
https://www.local10.com/news/local/fort-lauderdale/helicopter-makes-hard-landing-in-fort-lauderdale
https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Helicopter-Makes-Hard-Landing-on-Street-in-Downtown-Fort-Lauderdale-470969103.html
https://patch.com/florida/coralgables-coconutgrove/helicopter-makes-hard-landing-downtown-fort-lauderdale

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/201+SE+2nd+St,+Fort+Lauderdale,+FL+33301/350+SE+2nd+St,+Fort+Lauderdale,+FL+33301/@26.12087,-80.1409199,20z/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!4m7!1m2!1m1!1s0x88d900566a8aa87f:0x3f45b96999601dfb!1m2!1m1!1s0x88d90056f5f50485:0xd0176ccd300b22b4!3e0?hl=en-us
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N3947C


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2018 17:28 Captain Adam Added
25-Jan-2018 20:33 Geno Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 20:33 50.126.159.73 Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 21:29 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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