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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197763
Last updated: 24 July 2019
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Date:13-AUG-2017
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta Bell 206B3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Vigili del Fuoco (Fire Fighting Corps)
Registration: VF-10
C/n / msn: 8514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:20kn NE of L'Aquila -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot of the AB206 helicopter lost control when slowing just prior to landing in the Fonte Vetica / Mount Gran Sasso area (apparently to pick up a senior officer) and rotated to the right, making 2.5 revolutions before impact. It fell on to its right side. Strong wind gusts are reported. 2 of 3 occupants were slightly injured.

Sources:

https://www.ilmessaggero.it/abruzzo/aquila_vigili_fuoco_incidente-2616590.html

https://www.slideshare.net/rolandmerheb/loss-of-tail-rotor-effectiveness


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2017 19:14 MKAP Added
13-Aug-2017 19:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
13-Aug-2017 20:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Aug-2017 12:22 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
20-Aug-2017 06:29 SAFEJET Updated [Source]

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