Accident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri PR-FPL, 02 May 2014
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Date:02-MAY-2014
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Federal Highway Police (PRF)
Registration: PR-FPL
MSN: 1283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Luziania, Goiás -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Brasilia, DF
Destination airport:Luziânia, Goiás
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
A helicopter from the Federal Highway Police (PRF) crashed at Luziania, Goiás. Three people were in the aircraft and all escaped without injury

During the approach for landing as part of a hydraulic failure training, with the aircraft already sustaining "ground effect", a high level of vibration occurred. In the sequence, the aircraft skidded to the left and rolled, colliding with the ground. The aircraft sustained breakage of the
main rotor blades and tail boom. It also sustained substantial damage to the ski and left side of the fuselage. There was an abrupt stop of the engine.

Sources:

http://g1.globo.com/goias/noticia/2014/05/apos-pane-helicoptero-da-prf-faz-pouso-forcado-em-luziania-goias.html
https://www.pilotopolicial.com.br/ec120-da-policia-rodoviaria-federal-cai-em-luziania-e-nao-ha-feridos/
http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com.br/2014/05/apos-pane-helicoptero-da-prf-faz-pouso.html
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2014/2014.semaine.20.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-May-2014 07:38 Black Typhoon Added
05-May-2014 12:55 Black Typhoon Updated [Time]
05-May-2014 18:49 cleberjc Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 16:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 16:37 TB Updated [Location, Source]
30-Aug-2014 16:09 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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