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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238619
Last updated: 20 August 2020
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Date:24-JUL-2020
Time:c. 13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic BRB2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Brantly B-2B
Owner/operator:Drake Air LLC
Registration: N383ES
C/n / msn: 344
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mooresville, Morgan County, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Private residence, Mooresville, IN
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The helicopter experienced a loss of engine power and impacted cornfield terrain during an annual maintenance test flight in Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana.
The helicopter was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

Sources:

https://www.hoosiertimes.com/reporter_times/mdt/crews-respond-to-helicopter-crash/article_b71c66cc-cddf-11ea-be38-4b4e0c628c4b.html
https://www.wthr.com/article/news/pilot-dies-in-morgan-county-helicopter-crash/531-29a42ffc-6f69-4231-bfef-42ce9fdd976b

FAA
https://www.wthr.com/article/news/pilot-dies-in-morgan-county-helicopter-crash/531-29a42ffc-6f69-4231-bfef-42ce9fdd976b
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N383ES

https://media.sandhills.com/n383es-1964-brantly-b-2b/img.axd?id=1000588215&wid=6072144879&rwl=False&p=&ext=&w=0&h=0&t=&lp=&c=True&wt=False&sz=Max&rt=0&checksum=QAbbIzkP8pdQWnOtDT%2fOAmFADljYg5A1xvEmMGlKrPc%3d (photo)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brantly_B-2

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2020 14:33 Geno Added
25-Jul-2020 16:09 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
25-Jul-2020 16:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
25-Jul-2020 16:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jul-2020 21:38 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2020 01:54 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2020 04:52 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2020 06:53 harro Updated [Date]
27-Jul-2020 15:22 Captain Adam Updated [Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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