Accident Hughes 369D V5-HFZ, 20 Apr 2016
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186700
 
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Date:20-APR-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: V5-HFZ
MSN: 1100871D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Molteblick -   Namibia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Windhoek Eros Airport (ERS/FYWE)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The crew sent to salvage the wreckage of a helicopter (V5-HFW, R44 II, c/n 11925) that crashed about two weeks earlier also crashed, killing one.
Probable cause:
Loss of tail rotor effectiveness

Sources:

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604221044.html
http://allafrica.com/stories/201604211256.html
https://www.namibian.com.na/149964/archive-read/Salvage-helicopter-crashes
http://www.mwt.gov.na/documents/98944/100185/V5-HFZ+Report/119d58e9-88af-4b95-808d-92abf04c44c4

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2016 06:59 gerard57 Added
23-Apr-2016 07:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Aug-2017 14:56 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
07-Dec-2017 11:54 rotorspot Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2020 06:49 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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