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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226031
Last updated: 12 June 2019
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Date:10-JUN-2019
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta A109E Power
Owner/operator:N200BK Inc / American Continental Properties LLC
Registration: N200BK
C/n / msn: 11072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7th Avenue, Midtown, Manhattan, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:East 34th Street Heliport (6N5)
Destination airport:Linden, N.J
Narrative:
The helicopter force landed on the roof of AXA Equitable Building (787 7th Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan, New York.
The helicopter was destroyed by the post crash fire.
The sole pilot on board was fatally injured and was not instrument rated.
Weather conditions at the time of the accident were described as "rainy conditions with poor visibility". Weather reported was 1/2sm visibility with overcast clouds at 500' AGL. The rooftop where the aircraft crashed is 752ft MSL.

There is no helipad on top of the building.
Destination confirmed by NTSB.

"The crash is believed to be an accident; there's no indication of terrorism" said a senior official with the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief.

Sources:

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Midtown-Manhattan-Accident-Sixth-Avenue-Midtown-Accident-511081461.html
https://abcnews.go.com/US/helicopter-crashes-midtown-manhattan-building-officials/story?id=63610908
https://www.vox.com/2019/6/10/18660076/helicopter-manhattan-building-what-we-know
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/06/10/helicopter-crash-midtown-nyc-building-one-dead/
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/crashed-helicopter-pilot-was-not-licensed-to-fly-in-poor-conditions
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/helicopter-crash-new-york-manhattan-fatal-1.5171552
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https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Agusta-A-109E-Power/1867788/L (photo)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=200BK
http://www.aviationdb.com/Aviation/Aircraft/2/N200BK.shtm


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10-Jun-2019 18:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2019 18:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
10-Jun-2019 19:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
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10-Jun-2019 19:15 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
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10-Jun-2019 20:18 Geno Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source]
10-Jun-2019 20:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jun-2019 20:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
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10-Jun-2019 20:51 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Source]
10-Jun-2019 20:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Nature]
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10-Jun-2019 21:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
10-Jun-2019 21:09 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2019 21:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
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10-Jun-2019 22:05 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Jun-2019 09:38 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
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11-Jun-2019 18:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2019 00:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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