NTSB Identification: WPR14WA189
Accident occurred Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Beijing, P.R. China, China
Aircraft: BELL 407, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Minor.

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

On April 10, 2014, at 0323 universal coordinated time, a Bell 407GX, B-7475, was substantially damaged when it impacted water under unknown circumstances near Beijing, P.R. China. The helicopter was operated by Eastern General Aviation Limited Corporation under the pertinent civil regulations of the government of China. One pilot was fatally injured while the second pilot received minor injuries.

The accident is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13, as the state of manufacture for the aircraft and engines.

Further information pertaining to this accident should be directed to:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Division

Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)

Central Southern Regional Administration (CSRA)

China

Tel: +86 20 8613 1650

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