Bell 429 Global Ranger   msn: 57029

# 029 / N505TJ, Mercy Flight 5, made a heavy landing near Genesee County Airport,
Batavia, New York State. No injuries to the crew. The airframe was extensively damaged.

Photo: FAA, KGVQ, 7 October 2021.

# 029 / N505TJ, Mercy Flight 5

Mercy Flight is a non-profit organization operating in the Western New York State area
with a fleet of 4 Bolkow 105 & 3 MBB BK-117 helicopters. In July 2011 they took delivery
of a brand new Bell 429 that was completed by Air Methods and is operating from Batavia.

Photo: Ned Dawson, 2012.

# 029 / N505TJ, Mercy Flight 5, departing from the Wyoming County Community Hospital.

Photo: Jim Duell, WCCH, Warsaw, NY, 19 August 2011.

 Airframe History:
 Date: Tailnumber: Owner / Operator:
 .. xxx 2010 C-GAEP  Bell Helicopter Textron Canada,
 [test-regi]
 30 NOV 2010 C-GIXG  Bell Helicopter Textron Canada,
 Montreal, Québec
 30 DEC 2010 C-GIXG  regi canx,
 exported to the USA
 04 JAN 2011 N431SH  Mercy Flight Inc,
 Buffalo, New York
 25 JUL 2011 N505TJ  Mercy Flight Inc,
 Buffalo, New York
 06 OCT 2021 N505TJ  Damaged during hard landing,
 Genesee County Airport
 04 JAN 2022 N505TJ  [view NTSB Report ERA22LA007]
     

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