Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Bell 205A-1, N386HQ: Accident occurred August 22, 2020 in La Verne, Los Angeles County, California

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Los Angeles, California

TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc Trustee

Location: LaVerne, CA 
Accident Number: WPR20CA284
Date & Time: August 22, 2020, 19:30 Local 
Registration: N386HQ
Aircraft: Bell 205 
Injuries: N/A
Flight Conducted
Under: Part 133: Rotorcraft ext. load

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Bell Registration: N386HQ
Model/Series: 205 A1 
Aircraft Category: Helicopter
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held:
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: ONT,944 ft msl 
Observation Time: 18:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site:
Temperature/Dew Point: 30°C /18°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 14000 ft AGL 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 15 knots / , 250°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: N/A
Latitude, Longitude: