08-Nov-17 N275AE Bell 206L3 Union City, US-Tennessee

Air Evac Lifeteam aircraft had in-air problem on approach to the local 911 centre and put down in a hurry.  Power lines cut – not known if that was cause or effect of the heavy landing. Helicopter ended up on its skids, tail boom creased, main blades missing, upper part of tail bent and significant damage in area of rotor head, starboard windshield broken – see photo

3 POB to hospital but no serious injuries reported

Date
November 7, 2017
Reg
N275AE
Make
Bell
Model
B206L
MSN
51186
Location
Harrison Street, Union City
Country
US-Tennessee
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Air-Evac-Lifeteam
Link 1
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:95:10399621637044::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:08-NOV-17,UNION%20CITY,N275AE
Link 2
http://www.wbbjtv.com/2017/11/08/medical-helicopter-crashes-union-city/
Link 3
http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/2017/11/08/helicopter-crashes-union-city-tn/

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