Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil TG-GEA, 08 Nov 2020
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Date:08-NOV-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: TG-GEA
MSN: 7470
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Alta Verapaz -   Guatemala
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Cobán Airport (CBV/MGCB)
Destination airport:San Pedro Carcha
Investigating agency: UIA Guatemala
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The helicopter registration TG-GEA was making humanitarian aid flights in the department of Alta Verapaz due to the multiple floods in that department. The helicopter while performing the supply of food from Cobán towards the Sactic farmhouse, in the municipality of San Pedro Carcha, the pilot indicated that in stationary flight (Hover), he suddenly perceived vibrations in the rotor and proceeded to make a forced landing.

There was damage to the tail rotor and right horizontal stabilizer.

Sources:

https://www.chapintv.com/noticia/helicoptero-ayuda-humanitaria-sufre-percance-alta-verapaz/
https://www.soy502.com/articulo/helicoptero-ayuda-humanitaria-cae-tierra-piloto-sale-ileso-67481
https://www.chapintv.com/noticia/helicoptero-ayuda-humanitaria-sufre-percance-alta-verapaz
http://144.217.178.124/sistema/uploads/2020/11/17/21_8478581821.pdf

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2020 06:44 gerard57 Added
09-Nov-2020 06:45 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
09-Nov-2020 07:04 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
22-Nov-2020 12:47 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
22-Nov-2020 20:38 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Feb-2021 18:50 rudy Updated [[Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]]

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