NTSB Identification: WPR11LA048
14 CFR Part 133: Rotorcraft Ext. Load
Accident occurred Monday, November 15, 2010 in Salem, OR
Aircraft: MD HELICOPTER 369D, registration: N155PH
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On November 15, 2010, about 1330 Pacific standard time, an MD Helicopters 369D, N155PH, collided with terrain during an off airport landing near Salem, Oregon. Precision Helicopters, Inc., was operating the helicopter under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 137. The commercial pilot sustained serious injuries. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the airframe and rotor blades. The local external load flight departed Newburg, Oregon, at an undetermined time. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed.

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