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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234356
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:24-MAR-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1 Iroquois
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Tsumeb Airport (TSB/FYTM), Oshikoto Region -   Namibia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power during an aerial application flight the aircraft experienced an emergency autorotation to farm field terrain in the vicinity of Tsumeb Airport (TSB/FYTM), Oshikoto Region. The helicopter sustained serious damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.namibian.com.na/89581/read/Helicopter-crash-lands-at-Tsumeb
Avcom
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tsumeb,+Namibia/@-19.2525666,17.7154757,11132m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x1bf2378fd848a76d:0x8a1c1886620b138b!8m2!3d-19.2443226!4d17.728092?hl=en-us


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2020 18:41 Geno Added
24-Mar-2020 20:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Mar-2020 20:07 harro Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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