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NTSB Preliminary Report: Tucson, AZ

Location:

Tucson, AZ

Accident Number:

WPR22LA018

Date & Time:

October 16, 2021, 13:00 Local

Registration:

N544AM

Aircraft:

Eurocopter AS 350 B3

Injuries:

4 None

Flight Conducted Under:  National Transportation Safety Board Aviation Accident Preliminary Report Part 135: Air taxi & commuter - Non-scheduled - Air Medical (Medical emergency)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make:

Eurocopter

Registration:

N544AM

Model/Series:

AS 350 B3

Aircraft Category:

Helicopter

Amateur Built:

Operator:

 

Operating Certificate(s) Held:

On-demand air taxi (135)

Operator Designator Code:

QMLA

 

 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site:

VMC

Condition of Light:

Day

Observation Facility, Elevation:

KDMA,2704 ft msl

Observation Time:

12:58 Local

Distance from Accident Site:

5 Nautical Miles

Temperature/Dew Point:

30°C /-1°C

Lowest Cloud Condition:

Clear

Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction:

16 knots / , 130°

Lowest Ceiling:

None

Visibility:

10 miles

Altimeter Setting:

30.04 inches Hg

Type of Flight Plan Filed:

Company VFR

Departure Point:

Nogales, AZ (N/A)

Destination:

Tucson, AZ

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries:

3 None

Aircraft Damage:

Substantial

Passenger Injuries:

1 None

Aircraft Fire:

None

Ground Injuries:

 

Aircraft Explosion:

None

Total Injuries:

4 None

Latitude, Longitude:

32.251697,-110.87932 (est)

Administrative Information

Investigator In Charge (IIC): Swick, Andrew

Note: The NTSB did not travel to the scene of this accident

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