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Feb
22
2022

NTSB Final Report: Camp Verde, Arizona

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The pilot reported that, while taking off from a remote mountainous site, the helicopter encountered some turbulent air and the main rotor RPM decayed. He elected to abort the takeoff and land at a site about 20-30 ft from the original location. During the landing, the main rotor blades struck a tree. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to main rotor blades and main rotor hub assembly. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operation. He also reported that the accident could have been avoided by taking more time to calculate and determine the density altitude and out of ground effect performance of the helicopter at the time of the accident.

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Tags: Arizona Camp Verde NTSB Report
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Apr
13
2022

NTSB Final Report: Fort McDowell, Arizona

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On April 16, 2019, about 0706 mountain standard time, an experimental Bell 206B helicopter, N61PH, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Fort McDowell, Arizona. The commercial pilot and flight test engineer were fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 test flight.

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Tags: Arizona Fort McDowell NTSB Report
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Jul
01
2022

TRISTATE CAREFLIGHT RETURNS TO YUMA, AZ WITH EXPANDED AIR MEDICAL SERVICES

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Yuma, Arizona, July 1, 2022 – A familiar sight is returning to the skies today around Yuma, AZ. TriState CareFlight is back, bringing a helicopter for air medical services to Yuma County and beyond.  

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Tags: Air Methods Arizona TriState CareFlight Yuma County
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