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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 254052
Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Date:28-APR-2021
Time:17:55 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B429 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 429 GlobalRanger
Owner/operator:Duke Energy Business Services LLC
Registration: N53DE
MSN: 57380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Eden, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted woodland during a local powerline inspection flight near Eden, North Carolina, site of the Dan River Combined Cycle Station.
The helicopter was destroyed and the pilot was fatally injured. The two passengers sustained unspecified but apparent serious injuries.

Sources:

https://www.wxii12.com/article/eden-helicopter-crash-investigation-deputies/36279810#
https://myfox8.com/news/helicopter-crashes-near-intersection-of-south-edgewood-road-rosewood-lane-in-eden/
https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/emergency-crews-respond-to-aircraft-crash-in-eden/83-0fd74bbc-7a7a-4586-a133-8888f34b7a7c
https://greensboro.com/community/rockingham_now/news/officials-pilot-killed-2-others-on-board-injured-after-duke-energy-helicopter-crashes-in-eden/article_d50ed05a-a851-11eb-8b51-4bb1cf902d49.html
https://www.wbtv.com/2021/04/28/duke-energy-helicopter-crashes-north-carolina
https://www.wral.com/pilot-dies-after-duke-energy-helicopter-crashes-on-eden-street/19650676/
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a6ae64&lat=36.402&lon=-79.590&zoom=9.8&showTrace=2021-04-28
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=N53DE
FAA

https://www.aeroboek.nl/429/57380_N53DE_1C.png (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2021 23:31 Captain Adam Added
28-Apr-2021 23:54 Geno Updated [Source, Embed code]
29-Apr-2021 03:11 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Apr-2021 07:05 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2021 15:57 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source]
29-Apr-2021 15:57 harro Updated [[Time, Registration, Cn, Source]]
30-Apr-2021 05:19 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
01-May-2021 16:06 aaronwk Updated [Operator]

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