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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245301
Last updated: 22 February 2021
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Date:30-NOV-2020
Time:c. 18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV
Owner/operator:Helisul Taxi Aéreo Ltda (on behalf of IBAMA)
Registration: PR-HEB
C/n / msn: 52386
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pantanal do Mato Grosso National Park, Poconé -   Brazil
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The helicopter was on firefighting duties on the zone of Poconé, Parque Nacional do Pantanal Matogrossense. According to reports, it was picking water from a river when it crashed, killing the pilot, who was located only today 1st of December. Other three people, supporters of the helicopter operation were safely rescued the night of November 30. The Bell 206L, operated on behalf of Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama), Portugese for Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Resources.

Sources:

https://terrabrasilnoticias.com/2020/12/aeronave-do-ibama-cai-no-pantanal-durante-combate-a-incendio-e-piloto-morre-em-mt/
https://noticias.r7.com/brasil/helicoptero-do-ibama-cai-no-pantanal-e-piloto-morre-no-acidente-01122020
https://twitter.com/areamilitarof/status/1333791745293783041

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/81079_1562793921.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Dec-2020 20:41 poxipol Added
01-Dec-2020 21:29 Geno Updated [Source]
02-Dec-2020 00:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
02-Dec-2020 07:47 poxipol Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
02-Dec-2020 09:04 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
22-Feb-2021 19:51 rudy Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source]]

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