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Nov
03
2023

NTSB Final Report: Hibbing, MN

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The helicopter was operating at a remote, unimproved landing zone (LZ) with a ground crew consisting of firefighters. They were conducting aerial firefighting training with an external load consisting of a 50 ft longline and a water bucket. The LZ consisted of about 2.5 ft tall prairie grass, with the tail of the helicopter going up slope. During the landing to the LZ, the tail rotor impacted a backpack on the ground. The helicopter landed upright and the pilot shutdown the helicopter. The pilot performed a self-assessment of the damage sustained to the tail rotor blades and then flew the helicopter back to the airtanker base with the ground

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Tags: HIBBING MN NTSB Final Report
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Nov
03
2023

NTSB Preliminary Report: Saint Peter, MN

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On October 8, 2023, about 1640 central daylight time, an experimental Gyro Technic GT-VX2 gyroplane, N557LJ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Saint Peter, Minnesota. The pilot was fatally injured. The gyroplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

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Tags: MN NTSB Preliminary Report: Gallatin Saint Peter
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Nov
26
2023

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: DODGE CENTER, MN

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FAA Accident and Incident Notification: DODGE CENTER, MN

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Tags: DODGE CENTER FAA Report MN
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