Monday, January 27, 2020

Robinson R22 Beta II, N8364Y: Accident occurred January 24, 2020 in Charlotte, Atascosa County, Texas

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

Rotorcraft crashed under unknown circumstances after hitting powerlines.

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Date: 25-JAN-20

Time: 00:59:00Z
Regis#: N8364Y
Aircraft Make: ROBINSON
Aircraft Model: R22
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

Sheriff David Soward
Atascosa County, Texas
UPDATE 1/25/20

"Injuries sustained by the young man in this helicopter crash appear not to be as severe as initially thought. Power of Prayers definitely helps. Thank you and I am more than certain he and his family are thankful as well."  

January 24th "We need lots of prayers for one of our local citizens who is a family friend involved in an accident shortly before 6:00 p.m. No other details for release at this time."

SAN ANTONIO — One person was flown to the hospital Friday evening after a helicopter crashed.

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward said the helicopter went down around 6:30 p.m., north of Charlotte on County Road 309.

Sheriff Soward confirmed there was only one person on board.

The pilot had some injuries and was airlifted to University Hospital. 

Sheriff Soward said he does not believe the injuries were life threatening.

The Department of Public Safety was on the scene but is waiting for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Original article can be found here ➤

ATASCOSA COUNTY, TEXAS – A pilot was hospitalized after a helicopter crash in Atascosa County Friday afternoon.

The crash happened near the intersection of County Road 312 and County Road 309, north of Charlotte.

Officials say the pilot was airlifted from the scene and is receiving treatment at University Hospital.

Original article can be found here ➤

1 comment:

  1. Sooo ... He didn't really need the Medivac ... The injuries will occur when he gets the bill for what he didn't need.