Monday, April 29, 2019

Guimbal G-2 Cabri, N367PA: Accident occurred April 26, 2019 at McMinnville Municipal Airport (KMMV), Yamhill County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Oregon

Precision Flight Training Inc

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA226
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 26, 2019 in McMinnville, OR
Aircraft: Guimbal CABRI, registration: N367PA

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.

Crashed while performing autorotation, rolled onto its side. 

Date: 26-APR-19
Time: 23:15:00Z
Regis#: N367PA
Aircraft Model: CABRI G2
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Operation: 91

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon — McMinnville Police responded to a helicopter crash at the McMinnville Airport shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday. 

Both the pilot, identified as Lars Erik Mehlum, 21, and the passenger, Andy Stephen Moorhouse, 51, were uninjured.

Officials say Mehlum and Moorhouse were performing training exercises and lost speed, causing the rotor to hit the ground. The helicopter came to rest on its side just north of the taxi-way at McMinnville Airport.

The incident was reported to the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board per protocol for investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

McMINNVILLE, Oregon (KOIN) -- Two people escaped injury when a helicopter doing training exercises crashed in McMinnville late Friday afternoon.

The pilot and passenger were training and lost speed, which caused the rotor to hit the ground at the McMinnville Municipal Airport, McMinnville police said. The helicopter landed on it side but neither the 28-year-old pilot nor the 51-year-old passenger was hurt.

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board were notified.

Original article can be found here ➤

A helicopter training session in McMinnville ended badly, but without injury, Friday night.

McMinnville Police said a pilot and passenger were performing training exercises at McMinnville Airport on Friday afternoon when the helicopter engine lost speed, the rotor touched the ground and the aircraft crashed on to its side just north of the airport taxiway. Neither occupant was injured, but police reported the incident to federal aviation authorities for investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

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