Pilot tried to divert to a local airport because of limited visibility due to bad weather. Helicopter crashed in open field and was extensively damaged. All three “minor to moderate” injuries – Pilot Scott Wallace and medics Teresa Campbell and Rhett Drahe.
Main rotor blade struck street sign
While emergency crews were working the first crash scene, an intoxicated car driver bypassed emergency vehicles and crashed into the tail fin of a Careflite helicopter that had landed in the middle of Highway 287. The helicopter was disabled and unable to transport the original crash victims to hospitals.
Source: Milestone Aviation Group, 06-Mar-11
Milestone Aviation Group, the first global specialty finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, announced today $205 million in transactions. With this announcement, which was made at the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, Milestone has closed on 20 new and pre-owned helicopters totalling $141 million as well as signed Letters of Intent [...]
Source: Star Telegram, 17-Jun-10
The rotor mast was fractured in two places — up high, several inches below the rotor hub, and farther down, just above the transmission. Investigator Tom Latson declined to offer possible explanations for the mast to have fractured in such a way, but noted that the tailboom, which was also found intact and 400 feet [...]
Source: Fort Worth Business Press, 30-Jun-09
Source: AIN, 25-Feb-09