Helicopter File Number BEA2017-0612 Accident, La Paloma, on 26 October 2017, EUROCOPTER - EC130, N22TZ

Accident to the helicopter EC130 registered N22TZ on 26/10/2017 at La Paloma, Texas [Investigation led by NTSB / United States]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the United States authorities:

A strange noise from the helicopter was noted in flight. When the pilot shut down the engine, he saw that one of rotor blade was substantially damaged.