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Nov
07
2022

NTSB Final Report: East Troy, WI

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While approaching to land on a support truck, the helicopter experienced a loss of engine power. The pilot attempted to autorotate to land and the helicopter experienced a hard landing. The right skid broke, and the main rotor blades struck the ground and the tail boom. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and tail boom. The pilot attributed the loss of engine power due to a possible fuel pump failure.

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Jun
22
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: WAUKESHA, WI

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AIRCRAFT HEARD A LOUD BANG AFTER DEPARTURE AND THE FENESTRON COVER HAD COME INTO CONTACT WIHT THE FENESTRON BLADES.

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Tags: FAA Accident Report WAUKESHA WI
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Mar
28
2022

NTSB Final Report: Mineral Point, WI

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The pilot of the helicopter was conducting agricultural application when he noticed the oil pressure light flickering just before making the 180o turn for his next run, and he turned toward a cornfield and made a precautionary landing. The pilot reported that the landing was soft, but the spray boom broke during landing. Two witnesses reported that the helicopter was maneuvering at low altitude and struck a wire before landing in the cornfield. They both reported that the pilot got out and examined the helicopter, got back in, took off, and departed the area. Photographs taken by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector showed that the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the main rotor blades. The pilot reported that he did not feel the impact of the rotor blades with the wire.

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