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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269687
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q Skylane
Owner/operator:Gulf Coast Helicopters Inc
Registration: N91AZ
MSN: 18265784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NE of Carlsbad, (CNM) Eddy County, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Odessa Schlemeyer Field, TX (KODO)
Destination airport:Odessa Schlemeyer Field, TX (KODO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft was destroyed subsequent to striking a radio tower and impacting the terrain northeast of Carlsbad (CNM) in Eddy County, New Mexico, near the intersection of Burton Flats Road and Magnum Road.
Photos from the scene showed that the aircraft struck the top of a radio tower, at approximately 3500' MSL (400'AGL)
The sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.

Gulf Coast Helicopters is a specialized service company for the oil and gas industry, and generally fly at very low altitudes. The company employs the use of both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft.

Sources: (photo)



Revision history:

19-Nov-2021 21:36 Geno Added
20-Nov-2021 00:25 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
20-Nov-2021 01:09 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 08:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
20-Nov-2021 08:24 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
20-Nov-2021 08:25 harro Updated [Departure airport]
20-Nov-2021 10:31 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 10:56 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 14:13 RobertMB Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 16:04 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 17:15 johnwg Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Category]
20-Nov-2021 19:08 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Nov-2021 07:03 johnwg Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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