12-Sep-13 N519PA MD Helicopters MD500DE Kauai, US-Hawaii

Operator told the press “debris flew into the main rotor blades causing some damage to the aircraft”.  FAA report says “tail rotor separated from aircrxaft”

Date
September 12, 2013
Reg
N519PA
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
MD500D
MSN
0097D
Location
Napali Beach, Kauai
Country
US-Hawaii
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:13-SEP-13,HUGHES
Link 2
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/23421441/two-separate-helicopter-emergencies-on-same-day-prompt-investigation

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