03-Apr-13 N3101H Robinson R44 Tamiami, US-Florida (2F)

Crashed into a parking lot two miles after take-off, killing both occupants.  Non-aviation witnesses report an explosion before the helicopter reached the ground. Post crash fire.  The deceased were later named by Miami Dade Police as pilot Mark Palmieri and passenger Ross Allen.  One report states it was a post-maintenance test flight

Date
April 3, 2013
Reg
N3101H
Make
Robinson
Model
R44
MSN
1610
Location
Two miles east of Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport - a parking lot along Southwest 122 Avenue and Southwest 128 Street
Country
US-Florida
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
2
Operator
Bravo-Helicopters
Link 1
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/03/3321465/helicopter-crashes-in-south-miami.html?asset_id=Firefighters%20fight%20blaze%20at%20scene%20of%20h
Link 2
http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21010271773917/2-dead-after-helicopter-crash/
Link 3
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/04/04/ntsb-returns-to-scene-of-sw-dade-helicopter-crash/

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