27-Jul-13 N646AG Robinson R66 Tunkhannock, US-Pennsylvania (5F)

En route from Lehighton PA to Endecott NY with five aboard was en route when it disappeared from radar during conditions of severe thunderstorms and heavy fog. The last communication to ATC was a report around 10 pm Saturday that he was “losing altitude and would try to return to a nearby airfield.”.  Wreckage was located at 1:50 p.m. next day in a heavily wooded area. There was no fire, and no witness.

The Wyoming County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as: Bernard Michael Kelly, 58, of Ellicott City, Md.; his daughter, Leanna Mee Kelly, 27, of Savage, Md.; David Ernest Jenny Jr., 31, of Towson, Md (Pilot).; Carl Robert Woodland, 29, of Lovettsville, Va.; and his son, Noah Robert McKain Woodland, 3, of Leesburg, Va.

Date
July 27, 2013
Reg
N646AG
Make
Robinson
Model
R66
MSN
0409
Location
6 miles from Skyhaven Airport, Tunkhannock
Country
US-Pennsylvania
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
5
Operator
Hampton-Roads-Charter-Service
Link 1
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:29-JUL-13,ROBINSON
Link 2
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/pilot-cited-altitude-pa-helicopter-crash
Link 3
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-07-30/news/bs-md-fatal-helicopter-crash-20130729_1_helicopter-crash-baltimore-area-national-transportation-safety-board

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