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Nov
11
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Covelo, CA

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AIRCRAFT PERFORMING LOW PHOTO MISSION, PASSENGER REMOVED JACKET WHICH BECAME CAUGHT ON HORIZONTAL STABILIZER AND JACKET WAS INGESTED INTO TAIL ROTOR AND MAIN ROTOR, COVELO, CA.

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Tags: CA Covelo FAA FAA Accident Report
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May
09
2022

NTSB Final Report: Covelo, California

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The pilot of the helicopter reported that, he was conducting a local area photography/video flight with passengers. Before departure he had removed the doors and provided a preflight safety briefing, which included briefing his passengers on securing their belongings. While in cruise flight, a passenger’s jacked departed the helicopter and became lodged on the synchronized elevator. The pilot simultaneously felt an impact and noted resistance against the cyclic control. A precautionary landing was made without further incident. The tail rotor drive shaft was substantially damaged.

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Tags: California Covelo NTSB Report
Categories: Press Releases