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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267786
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:15-SEP-2021
Time:c. 20:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R66 Turbine
Owner/operator:Monarch Helicopters Inc
Registration: N888DV
MSN: 1000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Oconee National Forest near Monticello, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Thomasville Municipal Airport, GA (TVI/KTVI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The Robinson R66 Turbine impacted wooded terrain in the Oconee National Forest near Monticello, Georgia.
The two pilots and one passenger onboard were fatally injured.

Weather could be a factor as there were storms in the area.

METAR K6A2 160055Z AUTO 06004KT 7SM OVC006 20/20 A3001 [24 nautical miles west of last ADS-B location]
The last reported pressure altitude was 1650' (1740' MSL; 1200' AGL)

Sources:

https://wgxa.tv/news/local/search-underway-after-helicopter-crash-in-jasper-county-faa
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.11alive.com/amp/article/news/local/helicopter-crashes-into-oconee-national-forest-3-people-on-board/85-b091bf52-1207-4916-aaa2-bc6cd091c5ab
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:96:7310263862000::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:17-SEP-21,ROBINSON
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=888DV
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N888DV/history/20210915/2309Z/KTVI/L%2033.17852%20-83.77585
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=ac3bec&lat=33.192&lon=-83.874&zoom=11.0&showTrace=2021-09-16
https://weather.us/radar-us/f9225ef5e82cc919316be1397281174c/stormtracking/KJGX_20210916-004517z.html
https://photos-e1.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/c92f98f4a0f81a5087b675da6e1d2dac3e5c5b80 (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Sep-2021 19:56 Captain Adam Added
16-Sep-2021 21:24 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 09:56 Anon. Updated [Source]
17-Sep-2021 09:59 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 10:49 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
17-Sep-2021 18:27 Captain Adam Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Sep-2021 09:47 aaronwk Updated [Narrative]
21-Sep-2021 15:31 johnwg Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]

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