Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil HC-CKU, 15 Sep 2019
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Date:15-SEP-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Avioandes SA
Registration: HC-CKU
MSN: 3462
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cuambo, Imbabura Province -   Ecuador
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The Ecureuil registered HC-CKU crashed with two on board near Cuambo. Both on board were killed as a result, and local DGAC (Dirección General de Aviación Civil) moved with rescue personnel for bodies recovery and investigating the causes of the accident.

Sources:

DGAC Ecuador statement: https://www.aviacioncivil.gob.ec/helicoptero-se-se-accidenta-en-sector-de-imbabura/
Avioandes S.A. fleet includying HC-CKU: http://avioandes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Avioandes-Ruta-de-los-Volcanes.pdf
ex.JA00R, N462EH.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ecuadoraviationphotography/26143327120 (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Sep-2019 19:45 Anon. Added
15-Sep-2019 19:46 harro Updated [Cn]
15-Sep-2019 20:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Sep-2019 23:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Embed code]
16-Sep-2019 08:33 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]

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