08-Aug-20 N284S Bell 206 Marathon, US-Texas (3F)

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees died in the accident as they surveyed the landscape for desert bighorn sheep.  The pilot, who was a private contractor for the state agency, was taken to El Paso for medical treatment.  The victims were named by Texas Parks and Wildlife as Wildlife Biologist Dewey Stockbridge, Fish and Wildlife Technician Brandon White, and State Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Bob Dittmar

The NTSB tweeted that they were investigating the accident of a Bell 206

Date
August 8, 2020
Reg
N284S
Make
Bell
Model
B206
MSN
2393
Location
Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, just northwest of Big Bend National Park. nr Marathon, TX
Country
US-Texas
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
3
Link 1
https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/releases/?req=20200809a
Link 2
https://www.foxnews.com/us/helicopter-crash-kills-3-texas-parks-and-wildlife-employees
Link 3
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:96:1167858361735::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:10-AUG-20,BELL

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