21-Jun-11 N38EA Bell B206 Cosumnes River Preserve, US-California

Landed hard during practice autorotations, fell onto its side, then causing a grass fire which consumed the helicopter and 15-20 acres of grassland.  Pilot not injured

Date:
21 June, 2011
Reg:
N38EA
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
2555
Location:
Cosumnes River Preserve, close to Highway 99, near Dillard and Twin Cities Road
Country:
US-California
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.news10.net/news/article/142723/2/Cosumnes-preserve-grassfire-contained
Link:
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2011/06/21/helicopter-makes-hard-landing-sparks-grassfire-in-sacramento-county/

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