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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244459
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Date:26-OCT-2020
Time:23:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Air Methods Corp (AMC)
Registration: N530H
C/n / msn: 4553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Arenas Valley, Grant County, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed in a residential area in Arenas Valley, near Silver City, New Mexico. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the pilot, the sole occupant, was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/60871-helicopter-crash-in-arenas-valley-nm
https://localaccidentreports.com/new-mexico/arenas-valley-nm-injuries-reported-after-helicopter-crash-in-grant-county/
https://www.krqe.com/news/new-mexico/helicopter-crashes-in-grant-county-overnight/

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N530H
FAA

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/000/307/307376.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2020 11:24 Notarhelicopters Added
28-Oct-2020 11:59 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2020 12:00 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
28-Oct-2020 12:53 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2020 13:12 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Oct-2020 13:13 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
28-Oct-2020 14:46 harro Updated [Source]

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