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May
19
2020

NTSB Final Report: Bentley, IL

Posted by jhadmin

On July 6, 2018, about 1715 central daylight time, a Bell 206B helicopter, N224KM, was substantially damaged during a forced landing near Bentley, Illinois. The pilot was not injured. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Woodley Aerial Leasing LLC under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an aerial application flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local flight, which departed about 1705 from a load truck near Bentley, Illinois.

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Feb
14
2020

NTSB Final Report: Vandalia, IL

Posted by jhadmin

The helicopter pilot reported that, during high reconnaissance of a field intended for agricultural application, he saw power lines surrounding the field. He started the application southbound from the northwest section, and after travelling about 300 yards and while about 15 ft above ground level, the helicopter struck a power line, after which the pilot was able to land the helicopter on an adjacent field without further incident.

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