06-Apr-15 N555JC MD500D Cherokee, US-Alabama (1F)

Crashed into Tennessee River and sank without trace. Pilot was only one on board and is missing presumed drowned. Haverfield Aviation confirmed it to be one of their helicopters and some debris from it found further downstream was labelled with the company name. Nearby angler witnessed the helicopter crashing into the water around 1pm. The search for the helicopter was stood down later due to lack of visibility in fog.  Pilot later named as Abraham Bronn

Date
April 6, 2015
Reg
N555JC
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
MD500
MSN
0256D
Location
Tennessee River, close to the Natchez Trace Parkway bridge, nr Cherokee
Country
US-Alabama
Fatal
1
Operator
Haverfield-Aviation
Link 1
http://www.waaytv.com/appnews/update-debris-from-reported-helicopter-crash-floats-down-river/article_c3cdfce6-dc8b-11e4-8515-e73fd5a37363.html
Link 2
http://www.krtv.com/story/28733414/aircraft-crash-reported-in-the-tennessee-river-in-alabama
Link 3
http://www.wsfa.com/story/28731759/reports-helicopter-crashes-into-tennessee-river

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