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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24151
 
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Date:23-FEB-1999
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 355F2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:
Registration: F-GGRS
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:4 NM northwest of Calais -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A door was ripped from the fuselage during a winch operation. A harbor pilot was being lowered to the deck of a ship.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/docspa/1999/f-rs990223/htm/f-rs990223.html
http://www.bea.aero/docspa/1999/f-rs990223/pdf/f-rs990223.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Feb-2013 12:47 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Damage, Narrative]

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