FAA Accident and Incident Data System (AIDS) Brief Report(s)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Data Source ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT DATABASE
Report Number 20150814019159I
Local Date 14-AUG-15
Local Time
City AZUSA
State CA
Airport Name
Event Type INCIDENT
Mid Air Collision NOT A MIDAIR


AIRCRAFT INFORMATION

Aircraft Damage MINOR
Aircraft Make BELL
Aircraft Model BHT-205
Aircraft Series BHT-205-A1
Airframe Hrs 10866
Operator HELICOPTER EXPRESS INC


Detail

Primary Flight Type
Secondary Flight Type
Type of Operation ROTORCRAFT EXTERNAL LOAD OPERATIONS
Registration Nbr 15HX
Total Aboard 1
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Landing Gear
Aircraft Weight Class
Engine Make HONEYW
Engine Model T5317 SER
Engine Group
Number of Engines
Engine Type


Environmental/Operations Info

Primary Flight Conditions
Secondary Flight Conditions
Wind Direction(deg)
Wind Speed(mph)
Visibility(mi.)
Visibility Restrictions
Light Condition
Flight Plan Filed
Approach Type


Pilot In Command

Pilot Certificates COMMERCIAL PILOT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Pilot Rating
Pilot Qualification
Flight Time Total Hours 1843
Total in Make/Model 149
Total in Last 90 days 93
Total in last 90 days Make/Model

Event Remarks

AIRCRAFT WAS IN THE CALIFORNIA SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS ENGAGED IN FIREFIGHTING ACTIVITIES. AIRCRAFT STRUCK COMMUNICATION WIRES DURING CLIMB OUT AFTER FILLING TANKS WITH SNORKEL. AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING WAS MADE OFF SIGHT. NO INJURIES. MINOR DAMAGE TO AIRCRAFT.

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