Friday, May 24, 2019

Guimbal Cabri G2, N369PA: Accident occurred May 23, 2019 at St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS), Cahokia, St. Clair County, Illinois

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; St. Louis

D H Helicopter Inc

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA279

14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, May 23, 2019 in St. Louis, MO
Aircraft: Guimbal CABRI, registration: N369PA

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.

Landed hard and flipped over. 

Date: 23-MAY-19
Time: 19:43:00Z
Regis#: N369PA
Aircraft Model: CABRI G2
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

CAHOKIA • A helicopter pilot and an aviation student escaped unharmed after their helicopter crashed Tuesday at St. Louis Downtown Airport. 

They were returning from a flight training session about 2:40 p.m when the helicopter crashed on the airport's secondary runway, said Patti Beck, a spokeswoman with Bi-State Development. Bi-State owns the airport.

The airport's secondary runway was closed after the crash. The primary runway remained open to air traffic.

Beck did not have more details. 

The helicopter had taken off from the airport shortly after 2 p.m. and flew about 25 miles over the Metro East, according to the online flight tracking site FlightAware. It was set to arrive at the airport at about 2:45 p.m. 

The Federal Aviation Administration was called to the scene to investigate the cause of the crash.

Original article can be found here ➤

CAHOKIA, Illinois — A helicopter crashed at St. Louis Downtown Airport in St. Clair County, Illinois at around 2:40 pm Thursday afternoon.  There are no injuries in this crash.

The crash happened on the airport’s secondary runway, which remains closed until further notice. The primary runway is unaffected.

There were two people, a student, and an instructor, onboard the helicopter during the accident.  No cause for the accident has yet been determined.  The FAA has been notified.

Original article can be found here ➤

No comments: