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NTSB Preliminary Report: Lake Apopka, FL

Location:

Lake Apopka, FL

Accident Number:

ERA22LA206

Date & Time:

April 26, 2022, 07:18 Local

Registration:

N206BX

Aircraft:

Bell 206

Injuries:

1 Serious

Flight Conducted Under:

National Transportation Safety Board Aviation Accident Preliminary Report

Part 137: Agricultural

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make:

Bell

Registration:

N206BX

Model/Series:

206 B

Aircraft Category:

Helicopter

Amateur Built:

Operator:

 

Operating Certificate(s) Held:

Agricultural aircraft (137)

Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site:

VMC

Condition of Light:

Day

Observation Facility, Elevation:

ORL,112 ft msl

Observation Time:

07:53 Local

Distance from Accident Site:

17 Nautical Miles

Temperature/Dew Point:

21°C /18°C

Lowest Cloud Condition:

Clear

Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction:

/ ,

Lowest Ceiling:

None

Visibility:

10 miles

Altimeter Setting:

30.15 inches Hg

Type of Flight Plan Filed:

 

Departure Point:

 

Destination:

 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries:

1 Serious

Aircraft Damage:

Substantial

Passenger Injuries:

 

Aircraft Fire:

None

Ground Injuries:

 

Aircraft Explosion:

None

Total Injuries:

1 Serious

Latitude, Longitude:

28.562433,-81.66275

Investigator In Charge (IIC): Wentz, Peter

Administrative Information

The NTSB did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Note:

Additional Participating Persons:     John Breen; FAA - FSDO; Orlando, FL