Friday, August 19, 2016

Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV, Acadiana Helicopter LLC, N7898X: Accident occurred August 18, 2016 in Lafayette, Louisiana

ACADIANA HELICOPTER LLC:   http://registry.faa.gov/N7898X

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Baton Rouge FSDO-03

NTSB Identification: GAA16CA439
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Lafyette, LA
Aircraft: BELL 206 L4, registration: N7898X

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Date: 18-AUG-16
Time: 18:45:00Z
Regis#: N7898X
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: 206
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Substantial
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: LAFAYETTE
State: Louisiana

N7898X BELL 206 ROTORCRAFT ON LANDING, STRUCK THE ROTORBLADE, LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA.  



A helicopter made an emergency landing this afternoon, before the aircraft flew into  bad weather. 

According to the St. Martin Sheriff's officials, the pilot landed the helicopter in a field behind the St. Martin truck stop off of Highway 90.  No one was injured. 

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Emergency officials are on the scene of a incident involving a helicopter just off of Highway 90 and Petroleum Parkway, behind the St. Martin truck stop.

No injuries are reported at this time. 

Source:  http://www.katc.com

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