01-Nov-13 N916PD Bell OH-58A Folsom Lake, US-California

Wire strike.  Wire cut by fitted “wire strike protection system” and helicopter landed safely.  Slight damage on nose where wire first struck, and port windshield broken.

Date
November 1, 2013
Reg
N916PD
Make
Bell
Model
OH-58
MSN
71-20440
Location
Dry lake bed at Folsom Lake
Country
US-California
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Sacramento-Police
Link 1
http://www.kcra.com/news/sacramento-police-helicopter-hits-power-line-crew-survives/-/11797728/22922082/-/pk2o4fz/-/index.html
Link 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HSbxctULSA

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