Sunday, January 21, 2018

Experiment helicopter: Incident occurred January 21, 2018 in Loxahatchee, Palm Beach County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Miami, Florida

Aircraft lost control while conducting hovering maneuvers.

Date: 21-JAN-18
Time: 20:45:00Z
Regis#: UNK
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL HELICOPTER
Aircraft Model: UNK
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: LOXAHATCHEE
State: FLORIDA





LOXAHATCHEE, Florida  (CBS12) — A small experimental helicopter crashed Sunday afternoon in Royal Ascot Estates, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

The helicopter crashed while taking off from the owner's backyard on West Lancashire Drive, according to fire officials.

The pilot, an adult man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment, fire officials said. He was the only one on board.

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