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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243776
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:08-OCT-2020
Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B2 Écureuil
Owner/operator:Força Nacional (Brazilian National Force)
Registration: PR-MJZ
C/n / msn: 4174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pantanal, Poconé, MT -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Corumbá Internacional Airport, MS (CMG/SBCR)
Destination airport:Poconé-Porto Jofre Airport, MT (SJQI)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Corumbá International Airport (SBCR), Corumbá, MS, bound for the Porto Jofre Aerodrome/Hotel (SJQI), MT, around 3:00 p.m. UTC, in order to return to the operational base, with two pilots and an operational graduate on board. Approximately 5 minutes before landing, the loss of rotation alarm sounded, followed by a power loss of the engine. The pilot proceeded to an emergency landing in an open area ahead of him. After the touchdown, the aircraft skis broke down and tipped over. The pilots suffered serious injuries and the third crew member suffered minor injuries. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The pilot succumbed to his injuries in 26/10/2020, media reports.

Sources:

CENIPA
https://baixadacuiabana.com.br/helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-cai-no-pantanal-e-3-ficam-feridos/
https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internacional/en/scienceandhealth/2020/10/national-force-helicopter-crashes-in-pantanal-and-leaves-three-injured.shtml
https://www.correiobraziliense.com.br/brasil/2020/10/4880947-helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-cai-em-acao-contra-queimadas-no-pantanal.html
https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/cotidiano/2020/10/helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-cai-no-pantanal-e-deixa-tres-feridos.shtml
https://www.progresso.com.br/cotidiano/helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-cai-durante-combate-a-incendio-no/376136/
https://www.time24.news/2020/10/national-force-helicopter-crashes-in-pantanal-during-fire-fighting.html
https://www.midiamax.com.br/cotidiano/2020/morre-policial-que-pilotava-helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-que-saiu-de-ms-e-caiu-no-pantanal
https://istoe.com.br/morre-piloto-de-helicoptero-da-forca-nacional-que-caiu-no-pantanal-em-mt/

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/29178_1565570405.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Oct-2020 18:07 gerard57 Added
09-Oct-2020 21:47 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2020 09:51 Anon. Updated [Location]
14-Oct-2020 18:54 harro Updated [[Location]]
15-Oct-2020 09:42 harro Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Oct-2020 07:38 Victor Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2020 09:14 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Damage]
28-Oct-2020 09:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]

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