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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248778
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:13-MAR-2021
Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:Trinkle Ag Flying per FAA
Registration: N161BH
MSN: 1675
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Fresno County near Laton, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The helicopter clipped powerlines and impacted the terrain during an aerial application flight near Laton in Fresno, California.
The helicopter was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Sources:

https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article249922318.html
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult?NNumberTxt=161BH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLcXmsASpDI

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2021 01:18 Captain Adam Added
14-Mar-2021 02:40 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]
14-Mar-2021 09:05 harro Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]]
16-Mar-2021 20:20 Anon. Updated [Operator]

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