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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192894
Last updated: 7 February 2021
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Date:15-JAN-2017
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala
Owner/operator:Faasa Chile Servicios Aéreos Limitada
Registration: CC-ABY
C/n / msn: 14520
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:24 km W of Cauquenes -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Coyanco, Quillón
Destination airport:Cobquecura
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
The helicopter departed with pilot, the chief of fire fighting brigade and fire fighters from Coyanco, Quillón county to a fire near Cobquecura. CC-ABY force landed at El Trozo site, between Quirihue and Cauquenes, all on board resulting with minimal injuries.
The engine had lost power after operating at maximum continuous power for too long.

Sources:

modocharlie.com/2017/01/helicoptero-koala-cc-aby-aterrizo-de-emergencia-y-no-capoto-rumbo-a-cobquecura/#.WHv2dxvhDIV

https://twitter.com/CEBioBio/status/820735087025225728

http://www.ladiscusion.cl/detalle/9709/Helic%C3%B3ptero%20capot%C3%B3%20entre%20Cauquenes%20y%20Quirihue#sthash.3MiXrpho.dpbs

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2017 19:12 Anon. Added
16-Jan-2017 19:13 harro Updated [Embed code]
28-Mar-2017 17:38 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Embed code]
29-Aug-2017 18:07 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
07-May-2018 19:37 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Narrative]

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