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
July 25, 2013
Reg
N500PH
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
MD500E
MSN
0187E
Location
Near Hilo Airport
Country
US-Hawaii
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Paradise-Helicopters
Link 1
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 2
http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/local-news/day-after-crash-paradise-helicopters-resumes-flights-hilo.html
Link 3
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/22936073/developing-helicopter-makes-hard-landing-near-hilo-airport

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