ACCIDENT: Robinson R44 Raven, G-OAJC, Kinnitty Co Offaly, 01 August 2014: Report 2014-013

On approach to land in an agricultural field, the helicopter’s main rotor blades contacted overhead telephone wires. The main rotor blades dis-integrated and the helicopter spun and tumbled into the field. The Pilot was uninjured and evacuated the helicopter through the right, rear/passenger door. The helicopter was destroyed. There was no fire.
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 1 August, 2014
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 18 November, 2014