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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235319
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:20-APR-2020
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell-Garlick UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Sociedad Aero Flight Services S.A.
Registration: CC-CBB
C/n / msn: 5162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Curepto -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The firefighting helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.
The pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

http://primerafuentenoticias.cl/2020/04/20/helicoptero-de-conaf-capoto-en-curepto/
https://www.meganoticias.cl/nacional/299217-caida-helicoptero-aeronave-conaf-curepto-maule-incendio-forestal-muere-piloto.html
https://www.24horas.cl/regiones/maule/piloto-muere-tras-caida-de-helicoptero-combatia-incendio-en-el-maule-4112709
ex.65-10118, N647F.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Apr-2020 17:48 gerard57 Added
20-Apr-2020 18:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
21-Apr-2020 13:29 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
24-Apr-2020 06:20 Poxipol Updated [Operator]

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