18-May-14 N840PA Eurocopter AS350B3 Peach Springs, US-Arizona (1F)

After landing, the pilot exited the running helicopter; shortly thereafter the helicopter became airborne without the pilot at the flight controls. The helicopter subsequently impacted the ground and rolled over. The pilot was struck by one or more of the main rotor blades and was fatally injured.

Date:
18 May, 2014
Reg:
N840PA
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS350
MSN:
7718
Location:
Grand Canyon West Airport, Peach Springs
Country:
US-Arizona
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Operator:
Papillon-Grand-Canyon-Helicopters
Link:
http://www.mynews3.com/content/news/story/Pilot-killed-in-helicopter-accident-at-Grand-Canyo/Xi9b1AKTSkqwhaJkiEanUQ.cspx
Link:
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/fire-rescue/pilot-killed-helicopter-crash-sunday-grand-canyon
Link:
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:19-MAY-14,EUROCOPTER

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