NTSB Identification: CEN09WA074
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in Saint Marc, Haiti
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II, registration: N72BS
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 18, 2008, about 1000 eastern standard time, a Robinson R44 Helicopter, with United States registration N72BS, was substantially damaged upon impact with terrain following a loss of control, near Saint Marc (Lubin), Haiti. The United States licensed pilot, sole occupant of the airplane, was fatally injured. The helicopter registered to and operated by Meridian Helicopters, Inc., Carson City, Nevada.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Haiti. Further information may be obtained from:

Office National de l' Aviation Civile (OFNAC)
Route de l' Aeroport
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Telephone: (509) 250-0052
Fax: (509) 250-0998

This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by or obtained for the Government of Haiti.

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