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Date:02-SEP-2015
Time:15:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N146AE
MSN: 3737
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Maquiteria, Villa Duarte, Santo Domingo Este -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:MDPC, Punta Cana
Destination airport:MDJB, Joaquin Balaguer Intl.
Investigating agency: CIAA
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed in a residential area. The chopper crashed on a house. A woman who was sleeping in the house was injured. The pilot sustained serious injuries to his legs.


Cause:
The pilot submitting the aircraft to conditions such as: low altitude flight, low speed in a high temperature environment , in addition to the execution of sharp turns, conditions that caused in the aircraft adverse aerodynamic effects that produced a descent with power, which could not be recovered due to the low height.

Sources:

Local media and personal search, will send more info as soon as posible.
http://www.epa.eu/disasters-photos/transport-accident-photos/helicopter-crashes-in-neighborhood-of-santo-domingo-photos-52184260
http://www.shorelinemedia.net/article_bebade77-7c58-5b74-a2fc-662437afe4e1.html?mode=jqm
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2015/2015.semaine.36.pdf

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2015 06:39 Ignacio Mullix Added
03-Sep-2015 06:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 07:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 07:56 gerard57 Updated [Date, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 13:25 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
08-Sep-2015 17:36 hexatus Updated [Embed code]
16-Sep-2015 18:45 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Oct-2015 15:47 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Jan-2018 09:36 harro Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]

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