Accident Bell 205 UH-1/D Iroquois V5-HOZ, 24 Mar 2020
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234356
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Time:08:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 205 UH-1/D Iroquois
Owner/operator:Expedite Aviation
Registration: V5-HOZ
MSN: 8472 / 1983
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tsumeb Airport (TSB/FYTM), Oshikoto Region -   Namibia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Tsumeb Airport (TSB/FYTM)
Destination airport:Tsumeb Airport (TSB/FYTM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter crashed during the landing phase after returning from farm Kraalkop where it was used for shrubs spraying. The flight was executed under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) conditions. While in the hover for landing the pilot experience a collective bounce and there after a serios vertical oscillation of the helicopter. The pilot lost rudder control of the helicopter due to severe vibration resulting in the helicopter to yaw to the right and lost height in a rolling motion to the left.


Published DAAI Report - MWT - GRN Portal ( › documents › V5-HOZ.pdf


Revision history:

24-Mar-2020 18:41 Geno Added
24-Mar-2020 20:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Mar-2020 20:07 harro Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Feb-2021 19:01 harro Updated [[Source, Damage, Narrative]]
08-May-2021 17:05 harro Updated [[[Source, Damage, Narrative]]]
29-Dec-2021 12:31 gerard57 Updated [Time, Source]
09-Feb-2022 07:33 BlouSwarterdeBy Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Category]
09-Feb-2022 08:42 harro Updated [Operator]

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