06-Nov-20 N109EX Leonardo AW109S Boyle Heights, US-California

Landing accident on hospital roof top pad, bringing in a donated heart for transplant from Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa.  3 POB all got themselves out of the wreckage.  Each needed medical attention.

This video shows the helicopter spinning just prior to touch-down, suggesting a tail rotor issue.  Another video here, different angle.

Date
November 4, 2020
Reg
N109EX
Make
Leonardo
Model
AW109
MSN
22145
Location
Rooftop pad of Keck Hospital of USC, 1500 San Pablo St, Boyle Heights, CA 90033
Country
US-California
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Helinet-Aviation
Link 1
https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/helicopter-delivering-heart-for-transplant-crashes-on-los-angeles-helipad
Link 2
https://news.ebene-magazine.com/ebenemagazine-united-states-1-treated-after-helicopter-crash-carrying-organ-donation-at-keck-hospital-in-usc-heliport/
Link 3
https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/11/06/helicopter-landing-usc-keck-building/

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