Accident Robinson R66 Turbine S2-AGT, 01 Oct 2017
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200096
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R66 Turbine
Owner/operator:Square Air Limited
Registration: S2-AGT
MSN: 0412
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chatmohar, Pabna -   Bangladesh
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC/VGHS)
Destination airport:Pabna
Investigating agency: AAIG-BD
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The helicopter took off from VGHS at 10:05 UTC with a pilot plus four passengers on board for Pabna. The helicopter couldn’t proceed to the destination due to bad weather and diverted from 15-20 nautical miles short of the destination to land at a nearby area for the weather to clear up. While landing hurriedly on a paved surface at Chatmohar, Pabna, the helicopter got into Dynamic Rollover and toppled. The helicopter was damaged beyond economic repair. Pilot and all passengers survived with no significant injury.

The main cause of the accident was Dynamic Rollover during a hurried landing.
1 Bad weather
2 The uneven surface at the landing point.
3 Wrong landing procedure.
4 Corporate syndrome.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIG-BD
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

01-Oct-2017 19:30 gerard57 Added
01-Oct-2017 19:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code]
02-Oct-2017 20:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
19-Jan-2020 19:30 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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