05-Dec-20 N371MP Robinson R44 II Marietta, US-Texas

Helicopter clipped powerlines during the take-off phase and made a heavy emergency landing on highway 77.  Nearby neighbours moved the helicopter off the road onto the grass verge.  Skids splayed out, but rotor blades seemingly untouched and helicopter remained upright.  3 POB not injured

Date:
5 December, 2020
Reg:
N371MP
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R44
MSN:
14298
Location:
Highway 77, 1 mile east of Marietta, close to the Marietta-New Hope Seventh Day Adventist Church
Country:
US-Texas
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2020/12/robinson-r44-raven-ii-n371mp-incident.html
Link:
https://www.arklatexhomepage.com/top-stories/helicopter-crashes-as-texarkana-men-leave-church-services-in-marietta-texas/

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