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Thu, May 08, 2003

Bell 47 Checkride Turns Fatal

Two pilots, one undertaking a checkride, were killed when their Bell 47 suffered an apparent engine failure. The piston-powered Bell 47, registered to Versatile Aviation, Inc., went down Tuesday night (shortly after 1900) in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified Daniel Lee Ewing Jr., 39, of New Roads, La., as P.I.C, and Norman Marshall Edwards, 49, of Oklahoma City, as the other pilot.

**   Report created 5/7/2003   Record 2   **

IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 1774  Make/Model: BH47  Description: BELL 47G HELICOPTER
  Date: 05/07/2003     Time: 0015
  Event Type: Accident   Highest Injury: Fatal     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Destroyed

LOCATION
  City: ARDMORE   State: OK   Country: US

DESCRIPTION
BELL B47G2 ROTORCRAFT, DURING CHECKRIDE, A LOUD POP WAS REPORTED AND CRASHED INTO A FIELD, TWO PERSONS ON BOARD WERE FATALLY INJURIED, AND THE ROTORCRAFT WAS DESTROYED, 1/2 MILE WEST OF AIRPORT, ARDMORE, OK

INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   2
                 # Crew:   1     Fat:   1     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   1     Fat:   1     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   

WEATHER: METAR K1F0 062350Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM VCTS CLR 31/10 A2967 RMK A02 LTG DSNT E THRU SW

OTHER DATA
  Activity: Training  Phase: Unknown  Operation: General Aviation
  Departed: ARDMORE, OK  Dep Date:   Dep. Time:
  Destination: ARDMORE, OK  Flt Plan: NONE  Wx Briefing: Y
  Last Radio Cont: NONE   Last Clearance: NONE
  FAA FSDO: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  (SW15)   Entry date: 05/07/2003


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