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:
4 November, 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
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Helinet-Aviation
Link:
https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/helicopter-delivering-heart-for-transplant-crashes-on-los-angeles-helipad
Link:
https://news.ebene-magazine.com/ebenemagazine-united-states-1-treated-after-helicopter-crash-carrying-organ-donation-at-keck-hospital-in-usc-heliport/
Link:
https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/11/06/helicopter-landing-usc-keck-building/

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