NTSB Identification: CEN13FA331
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, June 07, 2013 in Grand Prairie, TX
Aircraft: EUROCOPTER AS 350 B3, registration: N106LN
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On June 7, 2013, about 2140 central daylight time, N106LN, a Eurocopter AS 350 B3 helicopter, impacted terrain and came to rest on its side at the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (GPM), near Grand Prairie, Texas. The two pilots sustained minor injuries. The helicopter sustained substantial tailboom damage. The helicopter was registered to CFS AIR LLC, Danbury, Connecticut, and was operated by Air Methods Corporation, Englewood, Colorado, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. Night visual flight rules conditions (VFR) prevailed for the flight, which did not operate on a VFR flight rules flight plan. The local flight originated from GPM about 2111.

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