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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193451
Last updated: 18 December 2020
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Date:09-FEB-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Helicóptero Calquin
Registration: CC-ARK
C/n / msn: 3677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Los Toros, Maule -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
The helicopter, engaged in inspection work of power lines, crashed under unkown circumstances. The pilot was seriously injured.
Cause: Loss of directional control after the sling rope became entangled in the tail rotor.

Sources:

http://www.adnradio.cl/noticias/nacional/helicoptero-se-estrello-en-san-clemente-dejando-grave-a-su-piloto/20170209/nota/3379738.aspx

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2017 07:44 gerard57 Added
10-Feb-2017 07:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code]
10-Feb-2017 09:27 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-May-2018 19:39 harro Updated [Narrative]

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