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Aug
12
2019

NTSB Preliminary Report: Blair, NE

Posted by jhadmin

On July 27, 2019, at 1628 central daylight time, a Robinson R44 II helicopter, N7508Z, impacted terrain following a reported system malfunction near Blair, Nebraska. The commercial pilot sustained minor injuries, and the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the main rotor blades and tailboom. The helicopter was registered to and operated by NE IA Helicopters, LLC, Tekamah, Nebraska, as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 aerial application flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and a flight plan was not filed. The local flight departed an off-airport location for aerial application operations at an unknown time.

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Mar
27
2019

NTSB Final Report: Blair, WI

Posted by jhadmin

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to recognize and compensate for hazards during the external load operation, which led to a collision between a lineman (external load) and a powerline.

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Apr
11
2018

NTSB Report Released: Blair, WI

Posted by jhadmin

Blair, WIOn March 7, 2018, about 1400 central standard time, a Hughes 369D helicopter, transporting a powerline worker via a long line, was involved in an accident near Blair, Wisconsin, when the worker contacted the powerlines and received serious injuries. The helicopter was not damaged and the pilot received no injuries. The helicopter was registered to HLH Holdings, LLC, and was operated by High Line Helicopters, LLC, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133 as a Rotorcraft External-Load Operation. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was not on a flight plan. The local flight had just originated when the accident occurred.

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