Friday, November 12, 2021

Bell 407, N619DE: Incident occurred November 10, 2021 in Eloy, Pinal County, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Rotorcraft made a forced landing on a road due to a skid getting caught in a paraglider tether. 

United States Department of Energy

Date: 10-NOV-21
Time: 18:50:00Z
Regis#: N619DE
Aircraft Make: BELL
Aircraft Model: 407
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PUBLIC USE
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
City: ELOY


  1. Replies
    1. Presumably set the dangling para-operator down gently, too?

      Inquiring minds....

  2. I used to fuel this aircraft pretty much every day for many years. I would love to know the whole story; the pilot who flew it was one of the best. Nice guy, too. I don't know who's flying it now.