Thursday, July 04, 2019

MD Helicopters 369E, N5277F: Accident occurred July 04, 2019 near William P. Hobby Airport (KHOU), Houston, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Houston, Texas

Experienced a hard landing and flipped over.

City of Houston

Date: 04-JUL-19
Time: 01:45:00Z
Regis#: N5277F
Aircraft Model: 369E
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PUBLIC USE
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

HOUSTON - A Houston Police Department MD Helicopters 369E made a hard landing Thursday at the agency’s hangar near William P.  Hobby Airport.

According to a tweet, a pilot and flight training officer were aboard the chopper when it hit the ground about 8:40 p.m. Neither was seriously injured.

“There is damage to the helicopter but we are very fortunate our officers are okay,” the tweet read.

Both of the officers were evaluated at the scene, according to the tweet.

Original article ➤

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- On Thursday evening, officials responded to reports of a Houston Police Department MD Helicopters 369E to make an emergency hard-landing at William P. Hobby Airport.

According to police, the MD Helicopters 369E had experienced a fuel spill around 8:45 p.m.

Houston Police Department says the pilot experienced a "good jolt" when making its hard-landing.

There is no word on passengers' conditions.

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