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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236660
Last updated: 28 June 2020
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Date:02-JUN-2020
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:PJ Helicopters, opf PG&E
Registration: N65PJ
C/n / msn: 51127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of Fairfield, Solano County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III, operated for utility company PG&E, clipped powerlines and impacted the terrain during an aerial powerline inspection flight north of Fairfield, Solano County, California.
The helicopter was destroyed and the three occupants were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/fairfield/helicopter-crash-near-fairfield/103-201cd31e-1814-4b33-968a-fdf652792b98
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/06/02/pge-fairfield-helicopter-crash-lyon-soda-springs-road/amp/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N65PJ
ttps://www.google.com/maps/place/Soda+Springs+Rd+%26+Lyon+Rd,+California+94534/@38.3097896,-122.0360828,802m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x808517ab6b0a32c5:0xdaab5101ecfd5b34!8m2!3d38.3097896!4d-122.0338941?hl=en-us

https://photos-e1.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/0dfa3ad62860de47edbf8ff943f7c2c0e3ee30de (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2020 04:48 Geno Added
03-Jun-2020 06:26 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jun-2020 06:50 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
03-Jun-2020 07:36 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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