Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil N146AE, 02 Sep 2015
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179229
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Registration: N146AE
MSN: 3737
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maquiteria, Villa Duarte, Santo Domingo Este -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MDPC, Punta Cana
Destination airport:MDJB, Joaquin Balaguer Intl.
Investigating agency: CIAA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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.

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.


Local media and personal search, will send more info as soon as posible.

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


Revision history:

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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