13-Mar-12 N105KM CHR Safari Falling Water, US-Tennessee

NTSB report states that after an engine surge, the pilot performed an autorotation onto the trees below. The helicopter landed on top of a tree, which lower the helicopter gently as it bent over toward the creek below. As the helicopter reached the water, it rolled on to its side. Fuel from the fuel tanks spilled and caught on fire.

Date
March 13, 2012
Reg
N105KM
Make
Canadian Home Rotors
Model
Safari
MSN
2008005-S2172
Location
in a field off Barker Road, Falling Water
Country
US-Tennessee
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.newschannel9.com/articles/helicopter-1009829-michael-pilot.html
Link 2
http://www.chattanoogan.com/2012/3/13/221484/Helicopter-Crashes-At-Falling-Water.aspx
Link 3
http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/17150769/helicopter-crash-in-middle-valley

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