GR AeroMed Helicopter Crash Atop Spectrum Hospital

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WZZM13 has a camera on the hospital which didn't get the actual crash - but did have plenty of the after effects!


NOUS53 KGRR 291650
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NOTIFICATION REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WFO GRAND RAPIDS MI
1250 PM EDT THU MAY 29 2008

TO: FORENSIC SERVICES MANAGER (W/OS52)
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
C/O TELECOMMUNICATIONS GATEWAY
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND 20910

INFO: NWS CENTRAL REGION HEADQUARTERS...ATTM RAM W/CR1X2

ALPHA: PILOT.......UNKNOWN
ACFT TYPE...SK76
REG NMBR....176SH

BRAVO: LOCATION........DOWNTOWN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
DATE............05/29/08
INCIDENT TIME...1458 UTC

CHARLIE: 2 ABOARD: 0 FATALITIES.

AN AEROMED HELICOPTER CRASHED ON THE ROOF OF SPECTRUM HOSPITAL.
THE PILOT AND ONE PASSENGER SURVIVED. EXTENT OF INJURIES UNKNOWN AT
THIS TIME.

DELTA: GERALD R FORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
METAR KGRR 291553Z 00000KT 10SM BKN220 19/M08 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP243
T01891078
METAR KGRR 291453Z 00000KT 10SM BKN220 18/M07 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP243
T01781072 58004

ECHO:
TAFGRR
TAF
KGRR 291120Z 291212 20004KT P6SM SKC
FM1600 23008KT P6SM SCT200
FM0100 15006KT P6SM BKN120
FM0600 17010KT P6SM VCSH OVC060=

FOXTROT: WINDS ALOFT BASED ON DTX 291200Z SOUNDING
2000 FT WND 29512 KTS
3000 FT WND 30010 KTS
4000 FT WND 30008 KTS
6000 FT WND 32007 KTS
7000 FT WND 29510 KTS
8000 FT WND 29513 KTS
9000 FT WND 29516 KTS
11000 FT WND 28524 KTS
12000 FT WND 29027 KTS
14000 FT WND 30526 KTS
16000 FT WND 30027 KTS
19000 FT WND 31534 KTS
20000 FT WND 31038 KTS
25000 FT WND 30047 KTS
30000 FT WND 30051 KTS

GOLF:
NONE



HOTEL: WEATHER BRIEFING/DOCUMENTATION BY UNKNOWN

PREPARED BY BRIAN MEADE
FORECASTER WFO GRAND RAPIDS MI
 
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