Sunday, April 18, 2021

Eurocopter EC-120B Colibri, N421PB: Incident occurred April 09, 2021 in LeRoy, Coffey County, Kansas




Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Wichita, Kansas

Rotorcraft lost power and landed in a backyard. 

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Date: 09-APR-21
Time: 17:02:00Z
Regis#: N421PB
Aircraft Make: EUROCOPTER
Aircraft Model: EC120B
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: LEROY
State: KANSAS


Two people in a helicopter were unhurt after an emergency landing in the town of LeRoy on Friday.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the helicopter, piloted by 64-year-old Tereso Orozco of Topeka, was flying near LeRoy but the rotorcraft lost power around 11:30 am, Orozco safely brought the helicopter down in a yard at 1810 C.

Both Orozco and his passenger, 48-year-old Kenneth Norman of Sunnyvale, Texas, were wearing seatbelts at the time of the incident.

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