NEVADA AIR TOUR HELICOPTER ACCIDENT

Friday, January 25, 2013
By George Hatcher

January 25, 2013
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Board meeting to determine the probable cause of the crash of an air tour helicopter near Las Vegas.

On December 7, 2011, at about 4:30 pm PST, a Eurocopter AS350-B2 helicopter, operated by Sundance Helicopters, Inc., on a sightseeing trip, crashed in mountainous terrain about 14 miles east of Las Vegas, Nevada. The pilot and four passengers were killed, and the helicopter was destroyed by impact forces and postimpact fire.
Event: Board Meeting
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 9:30 am EST
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Participants: NTSB Board Members
Live Webcast: A link to the webcast will be available on the following page shortly before the start of the meeting: http://www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/ntsb/ntsb.htm
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