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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235607
Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Date:29-APR-2020
Time:c. 16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 725R2 Caracal
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air (French Air Force)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:DGA Essais de Missiles test range, Biscarrosse -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
One fatality and one serious injury when two personnel fell in a hoist accident during training.
The injured person died of his injuries in hospital the next morning.

Sources:

https://www.sudouest.fr/2020/04/29/landes-un-militaire-est-mort-lors-d-un-entrainement-7448907-3307.php
https://www.ouest-france.fr/societe/faits-divers/un-militaire-tue-au-cours-d-un-exercice-dans-les-landes-deuxieme-accident-mortel-en-15-jours-6821424
http://www.leparisien.fr/faits-divers/landes-mort-d-un-militaire-lors-d-un-exercice-en-helicoptere-29-04-2020-8308380.php
http://www.opex360.com/2020/04/30/un-sauveteur-plongeur-de-lescadron-1-67-pyrenees-a-perdu-la-vie-lors-dun-exercice-dans-les-landes/
https://www.defense.gouv.fr/air/actus-air/l-armee-de-l-air-et-le-service-de-sante-des-armees-en-deuil


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2020 07:12 Aerossurance Added
30-Apr-2020 07:13 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Apr-2020 07:13 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Embed code]
30-Apr-2020 07:19 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2020 07:30 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
01-May-2020 08:58 JerryBee Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2020 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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