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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 256497
Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Date:02-MAY-2021
Time:17:14 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:Kritter Cropdusting Inc.
Registration: N4528T
MSN: 1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Monroe, Union County, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The Robinson R44 Raven I cropduster helicopter clipped powerlines and impacted farm field terrain during an aerial application flight south of Wingate in Union County, North Carolina.
The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.heraldonline.com/news/state/north-carolina/article251113234.html
https://www.wbtv.com/2021/05/02/pilot-dead-following-helicopter-crash-union-co/
https://www.wccbcharlotte.com/2021/05/02/deputies-investigate-a-fatal-helicopter-crash-in-union-county/
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 19:28 gerard57 Added
02-May-2021 20:09 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2021 20:33 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
03-May-2021 16:01 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
03-May-2021 16:24 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
03-May-2021 17:34 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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