25-Jul-13 N500PH MD Helicopters MD500E Hilo, US-Hawaii

Autorotation, and rolled over onto its side on landing, 700 feet short of landing pad.  One news report suggests Texas family on board suggested it ran out of fuel

Date:
25 July, 2013
Reg:
N500PH
Make:
MD Helicopters
Model:
MD500E
MSN:
0187E
Location:
Near Hilo Airport
Country:
US-Hawaii
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Paradise-Helicopters
Link:
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:26-JUL-13,MCDONNELL+DOUGLAS
Link:
http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/local-news/day-after-crash-paradise-helicopters-resumes-flights-hilo.html
Link:
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/22936073/developing-helicopter-makes-hard-landing-near-hilo-airport

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