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

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