Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Robinson R44 Raven II, N637HP: Fatal accident occurred October 10, 2021 in Cornwall, Orange County, New York

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Albany, New York

Rotorcraft crashed under unknown circumstances 8 miles south east of Stewart International Airport  (KSWF), Orange County, New York.

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Date: 10-OCT-21
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N637HP
Aircraft Make: ROBINSON
Aircraft Model: R44
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Flight Crew 1
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Operation: 91
City: CORNWALL
State: NEW YORK

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation may contact them by email witness@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. You can also call the NTSB Response Operations Center at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290. 




CORNWALL – The pilot of a helicopter that crashed near Storm King Mountain in the Town of Cornwall has been identified as a Setauket, NY resident.

State Police said on Monday that Arthur Charych, 73, was pronounced dead at scene. There were no passengers on board.

The helicopter he was operating was a Robinson R44 Raven II.

The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

1 comment:

  1. Weather in the area at the time:

    https://weather.us/radar-us/new-york/reflectivity/KBGM_20211010-191848z.html

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