NYC04WA215
NYC04WA215

On September 19, 2004, at 1957 coordinated universal time, a Robinson R-44, G-SPAL, was destroyed while landing near Kentallen, Scotland, United Kingdom. The pilot was seriously injured, and a passenger was fatally injured. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight that departed Perth Airfield.

According to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the helicopter impacted a hillside, approximately 200 to 300 feet above the pilot's intended landing site. The helicopter was destroyed during the impact and ensuing post crash fire.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the AAIB. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Berkshire Copse Road
Aldershot
Hampshire GU11 2HH

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of the United Kingdom.

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