Friday, March 16, 2018

Hughes 269C, N11047: Accident occurred March 14, 2018 near Stinson Municipal Airport (KSSF), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA168
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in San Antonio, TX
Aircraft: HUGHES 269, registration: N11047

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.

Rotorcraft hit the ground and flipped over.

Date: 14-MAR-18
Time: 16:23:00Z
Regis#: N11047
Aircraft Make: HUGHES
Aircraft Model: 269C
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Operation: 133
State: TEXAS 

A helicopter crashed at Stinson Airport on the South Side, injuring two pilots.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. An airport spokesperson said two Vietnam War veterans were doing out some re-entry training, when the Hughes 300C helicopter crashed. The chopper was hovering about 5 feet off the ground when it crashed.

One of the pilots was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The other was treated at the scene and released.

The exact cause of the crash has not been determined. The NTSB is investigating.

Original article can be found here ➤

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