Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Robinson R22 BETA, Rotor Spec Aviation LLC, N522KC: Accident occurred October 28, 2016 in Asherton, Dimmit County, Texas

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration /  Flight Standards District Office:  San Antonio, Texas FSDO-17

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf


NTSB Identification: CEN17LA099
14 CFR Unknown
Accident occurred Friday, October 28, 2016 in Asherton, TX
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22 BETA, registration: N522KC
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On October 28, 2016, at 1000 central daylight time, a Robinson Helicopter R22 Beta, N522KC, impacted terrain during landing after a loss of engine power. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured. The helicopter was registered to Rotor Spec Aviation LLC and operated by the pilot under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an aerial wildlife survey flight that was not operating on a flight plan. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

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