Date: May 25, 1998
Time: 00:32
Location: Indian Trail, North Carolina
Operator: Air Taxi - US Helicopters Inc.
Flight #: ?
Route: Charlotte, NC - Monroe, NC
AC Type: Bell 206L-3
Registration: N96CW
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter's skids contacted a high-tension static ground wire about 150 feet above the ground. The pilot's failure to maintain altitude while operating in adverse weather. A contributing factor was the incoming fog and high tension static wire.

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