An AS350B2 impacted terrain after continuing visual flight into deteriorating IMC. The helicopter was configured with boxes to carry huskies, but their weight was not accounted for, so the aircraft was operating overweight.
An incorrect and unapproved repair of the engine compressor diffuser at an MRO resulted in failure of the compressor diffuser aft plate and partial loss of engine power.
The pilot and both medical personnel on board were seriously injured and the helicopter was destroyed in yet another night HEMS accident in the US.
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