Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Beech B200 Super King Air, IHC Health Services Inc, N481HC: Accident occurred April 14, 2017 in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Salt Lake City, Utah

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf
IHC Health Services Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N481HC

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA235
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 14, 2017 in Richfield, UT
Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200, registration: N481HC
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

The pilot reported that during taxi on a parking ramp at night he decided to make a 180° left turn to position the airplane before picking up a patient. He added that during the turn, the right wing impacted a fence post.

The right wing sustained substantial damage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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