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NTSB Preliminary Report: Chemehuevi Valley, CA

Location: Chemehuevi Valley, CA
Accident Number: WPR20LA323 
Date & Time: September 22, 2020, 13:24
Local Registration: N509CG 
Aircraft: MD HELICOPTER 369
Injuries: 2 None 
Flight Conducted Under: 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information 

Aircraft Make: MD HELICOPTER
Registration: N509CG 
Model/Series: 369 HS
Aircraft Category: Helicopter 
Amateur Built: No 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 
Operator Designator Code: 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan 

Conditions at Accident Site: 
Condition of Light: 
Observation Facility, Elevation: 
Observation Time: 13:24 Local 
Distance from Accident Site: 
Temperature/Dew Point: 
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / , 
Lowest Ceiling: 
Altimeter Setting: 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: 
Departure Point: 

Wreckage and Impact Information 

Crew Injuries: 1 None Aircraft Damage: Substantial 
Passenger Injuries: 1 None Aircraft Fire: None 
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None 
Total Injuries: 2 None Latitude, 34.528889,-114.43197 (est) 

Administrative Information 
Investigator In Charge (IIC): Salazar, Fabian 
Additional Participating Persons: John Waugh; Federal Aviation Administration; Las Vegas, NV 
Note: The NTSB did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when 
the final report has been completed.