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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247655
Last updated: 15 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD 500E (369E)
Owner/operator:MD Helicopters Inc
Registration: N7032V
MSN: 0553E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Falcon Field Airport (FFZ/KFFZ), Mesa, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Mesa-Falcon Field, AZ (MSC/KFFZ)
Destination airport:Mesa-Falcon Field, AZ (MSC/KFFZ)
The aircraft experienced a tail boom strike subsequent to a hard landing at Falcon Field Airport (FFZ/KFFZ), Mesa, Arizona. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the two pilots onboard were not injured during the accident.



Photo of N7032V courtesy

Mesa - Falcon Field (MSC / FFZ)
7 February 2008; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

09-Feb-2021 21:15 Geno Added

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