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.
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: 206
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
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.
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.