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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202769
 
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Date:21-MAY-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 355N Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Coyotair
Registration: EC-HAJ
MSN: 5665
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Lurreta -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Durango
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Narrative:
Collided with stone cutting cable about 100ft (30m) off the ground while filming in a quarry at Mount Santa Eufemia. Control lost and crashed. One passenger survived serious injured.

Causes
The immediate cause of the accident was the collision of the aircraft with a cable. The collision occurred because the pilot may not have been aware of the cable beforehand.

Sources:

Air International December 2001, p336
https://www.mitma.gob.es/recursos_mfom/2001_029_a.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2017 17:59 TB Added
01-Aug-2020 09:32 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2020 09:33 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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