Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Bell 47G-2A, N7578: Incident occurred June 17, 2019 in Progreso, Hidalgo County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio, Texas

Struck power lines while spraying.

Scott's Helicopters Services

https://registry.faa.gov/N7578

Date: 17-JUN-19
Time: 16:58:00Z
Regis#: N7578
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: 47G
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: AERIAL APPLICATION
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 137
City: PROGRESO
State: TEXAS


A helicopter landed safely after hitting power cables near a field in Progreso, Texas.

A Department of Public Safety South Texas Region tweet Monday says the agricultural helicopter hit the wires near U.S. 281 and FM 1015.

The tweet says the rotorcraft somehow still managed to land safely. 

No one was injured.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.kurv.com

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