NTSB Identification: WPR12LA426
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Mammoth Lakes, CA
Aircraft: BELL 206 - B, registration: N222GR
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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 September 19, 2012, about 1225 Pacific daylight time, a Bell 206-B helicopter, N222GR, was destroyed following a precautionary landing due to a reported partial loss of engine power about 18 nautical miles east of Mammoth Lakes, California. The helicopter was registered to Aerial Resources LLC, of Chesapeake, Virginia, and operated by Chesapeake Bay Helicopters, also of Chesapeake, Virginia. The commercial pilot and his sole passenger were not injured. The local aerial inspection flight was being operated in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91, and no flight plan was filed. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight departed the Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH), Mammoth Lakes, California, at 1205.

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