Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Eurocopter AS350 B3, N354PA: Incident occurred September 06, 2020 in Fort Greely, Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fairbanks, Alaska

Rotorcraft experienced loss of left-hand sliding door resulting in contact with main rotor blades and made an emergency landing.

NS Air Leasing LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N354PA

Date: 06-SEP-20
Time: 18:00:00Z
Regis#: N354PA
Aircraft Make: EUROCOPTER
Aircraft Model: AS350
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: FORT GREELY
State: ALASKA

1 comment:

  1. Holy crap I thought these roll doors had fail safe protection measures to prevent just a thing from happening. This will be an interesting failure read. Crew is lucky they survived that and the blades were not destroyed.

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