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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220611
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:07-JAN-2019
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Air Plus Hélicoptères / Cdc Group
Registration: F-GKMQ
MSN: 4847
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Puylaurens, Tarn -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed while trying to install a telephone communication mast as a helicopter external sling load operation (HESLO). The pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/un-mort-dans-un-crash-d-helicoptere-dans-le-tarn-1546871432
https://actu.fr/occitanie/puylaurens_81219/tarn-pilote-helicoptere-trouve-mort-dans-accident_20681078.html
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/accident-de-lairbus-as350-immatricule-f-gkmq-survenu-le-07012019-a-puylaurens-81/
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/loc-heslo-construction-hover/
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http://www.pictaero.com/fr/pictures/dl,275641,2017-12-14,1,m,1

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

Media:


Images:


Photo: BEA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2019 15:31 gerard57 Added
07-Jan-2019 16:55 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Country, Nature, Source]
07-Jan-2019 16:56 Anon. Updated [Country]
07-Jan-2019 16:56 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2019 19:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Jan-2019 19:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code]
07-Jan-2019 20:06 harro Updated [Source]
07-Jan-2019 20:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 19:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 19:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 22:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Jan-2019 12:02 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Jan-2019 21:09 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
10-Jan-2019 05:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Sep-2020 12:36 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2020 15:29 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
12-Dec-2020 16:46 harro Updated [Embed code, Accident report]

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