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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268400
Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Time:c. 21:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B429 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 429 GlobalRanger
Owner/operator:Mercy Flight Inc
Registration: N505TJ
MSN: 57029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Genesee County Airport (GVQ/KGVQ), Batavia, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester NY
Destination airport:Batavia-Genesee County Airport, NY (KGVQ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The helicopter sustained substantial damage to subsequent to a hard landing in a field on the north side of Genesee County Airport (GVQ/KGVQ), Batavia, New York. The helicopter which sustained damage to the underside of the fuselage after returning from Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, and Mercy Flight believes fog played a role in the crash.
The 4 occupants, all crew, were uninjured.

The event is currently being investigated by the NTSB as an "accident", damage was rated as substantial.

FAA ASIAS (photo)



Photo of N505TJ courtesy

Batavia - Genesee County (GVQ)
11 May 2019; (c) Gary Vincent

Revision history:

07-Oct-2021 15:41 Geno Added
07-Oct-2021 16:34 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2021 16:44 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Oct-2021 16:53 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2021 18:05 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
08-Oct-2021 10:32 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
08-Oct-2021 10:39 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Oct-2021 20:17 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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