Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Bell 206L-3, N170AM: Accident occurred July 09, 2021

ROTORCRAFT: 1982 Bell 206L-3 N170AM, s/n: 51036, Hobbs: 12,445.5

ENGINE:  Allison 250-C30P, S/N CAE95029, TSN: 12170.7

Garmin GNS-530W
Garmin SL-40

The spray equipment and Agnav GPS that were attached to the aircraft at the time of the loss are NOT included with the salvage.

NO spray equipment nor aerial applicator GPS will be included with the salvage.

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:   On 07/09/21, N170AM  was departing from mobile helipad. During lift off one of the aircraft’s skids caught on a railing on the helipad causing the aircraft to roll onto its side at which time the aircraft impacted the ground.                                                     

DAMAGE:  The damage includes but may not be limited to:
main rotor strike
tail rotor strike
fuselage (large tear in the composite metal skin under the area of the transmission/engine; widespread wrinkling/buckling; at least two cracks in skin frame around cockpit's left door; large puncture above forward cross tube; large puncture on aft, right side of fuselage; left side windows cracked/destroyed; aft, left cabin door bent)
both cross tubes (bent)
left step (partially torn from cross tubes)
tailboom (torn from fuselage at root and tail rotor)
tailrotor driveshaft (destroyed)
vertical stabilizers (top crushed)

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:    Jacksonville, IL  

Spray equipment and aerial applicator GPS are NOT INCLUDED in salvage sale.

Insurer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 

Salvage is as is/where is. 

The posting information is the best to our knowledge. 

An inspection of the salvage is highly recommended. 

WARRANTY:  There is no warranty, express or implied for the information provided herein or the condition, usability, workability, operability or marketability of the aircraft salvage.  All times are approximate and the logbooks and aircraft should be inspected by each bidder BEFORE BIDDING.  Failure of the bidder to view the salvage or wreckage, or confirm any information provided is NOT grounds for a claim or withdrawal of bid after bid closing date.)  

HOURS estimated from logbooks or other information - not guaranteed or warranted.


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