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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246429
Last updated: 15 January 2021
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Date:02-JAN-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:SANParks
Registration: ZS-OXK
C/n / msn: 4139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cape Town International Aiport -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Cape Town International Aiport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Helicopter rolled over on airport ramp.
The pilot suffered minor injuries.
It is reported debris hit another aircraft.
The pilot reported that during take off he experienced hydraulic power failureat approximately 20 feet. The helicopter’s control became stiff and it became difficult to control as a result it rolled over onto the right-hand side.

Sources:

https://www.capetownetc.com/news/new-sanparks-helicopter-badly-damaged-after-pilot-loses-control
https://www.facebook.com/jwinews/posts/251996313014522
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-airbus-as350-registered-zs-oxk-on-02-01-2020-at-cape-town/

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2021 14:24 Aerossurance Added
02-Jan-2021 14:26 Aerossurance Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Jan-2021 17:40 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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