Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Robinson R44 Raven II, N426DB: Accident occurred April 12, 2022 in Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Location: Calhoun, Georgia
Accident Number: ERA22LA188
Date and Time: April 12, 2022, 17:05 Local
Registration: N426DB
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II 
Injuries: 1 Minor, 3 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY
Registration: N426DB
Model/Series: R44 II 
Aircraft Category: Helicopter
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Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
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Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 3 None
Aircraft Fire: None
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Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor, 3 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 34.47634,-84.932392 (est)