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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245046
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:16-NOV-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus Helicopters H145
Owner/operator:Eliance Helicopters
Registration: EC-MJK
C/n / msn: 20055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Piera -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Taulí­ Hospital in Sabadell
Destination airport:Piera
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Narrative:
The aircraft left the Taulí­ Hospital in Sabadell to provide an emergency medical service to a resident of the town of Piera, in Barcelona. Along with the pilot in the aircraft was a technical crew member and a medical team composed of a doctor and a nurse.
While performing the landing maneuver on a sloping terrain, the rotor blades hit the upper cable cutter of the helicopter, tearing it off.
The occupants were unharmed and the helicopter showed damage to the cable cutter itself which detached from the aircraft, taking away part of the helicopter's lining, and the breakage of one of the windshield panes. One of the aircraft's blades was damaged.

Sources:

https://www.mitma.gob.es/organos-colegiados/ciaiac/investigacion/2020/in-045-2020


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Nov-2020 20:05 harro Added
19-Nov-2020 20:06 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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