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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217286
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Time:01:47 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:W.T. Byler Co., Inc.
Registration: N417WT
C/n / msn: 4591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chalk Bluff Park, Uvalde county, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:ranch near Uvalde, TX
Destination airport:San Antonio, TX
A Bell 206B crashed at night in the vicinity of Chalk Bluff Park off Highway 55, in a family ranch, Uvalde county, Texas. The pilot and a newly wed couple leaving their wedding reception died.

The helicopter had collided with the side of a 1,450 ft hill, located about 5 miles east of the ranch the helicopter had departed from, and about 71 miles west of the San Antonio International airport. The helicopter impacted the hill about 100 ft from the apex, a wreckage path estimated about 75-100 yds long ran along the hill to the main wreckage.


Revision history:

04-Nov-2018 17:48 Iceman 29 Added
04-Nov-2018 20:02 Captain Adam Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
04-Nov-2018 23:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
04-Nov-2018 23:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2018 23:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities]
05-Nov-2018 07:06 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 07:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 07:21 RG1967 Updated [Total fatalities]
05-Nov-2018 07:21 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 07:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 07:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
05-Nov-2018 07:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
05-Nov-2018 09:54 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Nov-2018 09:58 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 09:59 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
05-Nov-2018 14:48 Terry Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code]
06-Nov-2018 19:32 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
15-Nov-2018 14:28 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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