Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Bell OH-58C Kiowa, N513PD: Incident occurred March 28, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; East Michigan

Rotorcraft during lift-off, the tail rotor struck the main rotor of another helicopter, N312ST. 

City of Detroit 

Date: 28-MAR-21
Time: 01:20:00Z
Regis#: N513PD
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: OH58
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PUBLIC USE
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)

1 comment:

  1. This is a preview of what happens when you have non certified pilots flying under public use. The DPD should operate with fully certified pilots. Simple risk management. Thankfully no one was injured this time.


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