Sunday, May 29, 2016

MD Helicopters 369E, City of Houston, N8375F: Incident occurred May 29, 2016 in West Houston, Texas

Kathryn's Report: http://www.kathrynsreport.com

Date: 29-MAY-16
Time: 17:00:00Z
Regis#: N8375F
Aircraft Make: MD HELICOPTER
Aircraft Model: 369
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Substantial
Activity: Public Use
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Houston FSDO-09
City: HOUSTON
State: Texas

N8375F, HPD75F, MD 369E ROTORCRAFT, POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE WHEN STRUCK BY RIFLE ROUNDS, WEST HOUSTON, TEXAS.

CITY OF HOUSTON: http://registry.faa.gov/N8375F


HOUSTON, Texas -- Two people are dead and six others have been injured in a shooting in west Houston, according to the Houston Police Department, CBS affiliate KHOU reported.

One of the deceased is a suspect who was shot by a SWAT officer. The other is a citizen who was shot and killed inside a vehicle, police said.

According to authorities, the deceased civilian was in his 50s and was a customer at an auto detail shop where the suspect shot him.

Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said a police helicopter was also shot at with a "high-powered" weapon. KHOU reported the suspects are believed to have had high-powered weapons, AR-15s.

The HPD helicopter had five bullet strikes. Police believe the deceased suspect shot at HPD's helicopter, KHOU reported.

Read more here:  http://www.cbsnews.com

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