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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238441
Last updated: 30 September 2020
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Date:20-JUL-2020
Time:c. 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MD Helicopters MD600N
Owner/operator:Cobra Aviation Services LLC
Registration: N745BW
C/n / msn: RN045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near San Andreas, Calaveras County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The MD Helicopters MD600N, contracted by PG&E, experienced an emergency autorotation to open field terrain between Valley Springs and San Andreas, Calaveras County, California, near the PG&E Valley Springs Substation.
The helicopter was destroyed by the ensuing post crash fire and the three occupants onboard received minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.mymotherlode.com/news/local/1133076/helicopter-crash-reported-in-calaveras-county.html
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2020/07/20/helicopter-hired-by-pge-crashes-in-calaveras-county-near-san-andreas/
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/07/20/san-andreas-calaveras-county-helicopter-crash-3-injured/
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:20-JUL-20,SAN%20ANDREAS,N745BW

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/17999_1531371767.jpg (photo)

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 Oct 2009 N613BP Department of Homeland Security 0 Gillespie Field (SEE), San Diego, CA sub
5 Feb 2016 N745BW Private 0 Ashland, OR sub

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2020 01:25 Geno Added
21-Jul-2020 02:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2020 13:33 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2020 22:42 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative]

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