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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1358461.015 - Catalyst Aviation Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Albany

Nr: 1358461.015Report ID: 0213100Open Date: 10/31/2018

Catalyst Aviation Llc
131 Burke Roadnull
Beekmantown, NY 12901
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488190/Other Support Activities for Air Transportation
Mailing: 5 Academy Drivenull, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/31/2018
Close Case:12/04/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110738.015Event: 10/30/2018Four Employees Jump From Helicopter After Crashing Into Powe
At 4:15 p.m. on October 30, 2018, an employee was flying an Aerospatiale Model # AS355F2 helicopter with a copilot approximately 65 feet above the ground and had a suspended platform with two additional employees who were installing a new fi ber optic line. The helicopter struck a pole while maneuvering and crashed into the power lines below. All of the employees jumped from the helicopter and fel l approximately 45 feet before landing on the ground. Two employees were killed and the other two were hospitalized.
Keywords: elevated work plat, fall, helicopter, power lines
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1358461.015 Fatality Airplane pilots and navigators

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