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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245085
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:20-NOV-2020
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Helicopter Corporation S.A.
Registration: LV-FQN
MSN: 7713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cabra Corral reservoir, Salta -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Finca Las Postas Helipad, Salta (HFC)
Destination airport:Inversora Rio Juramento airfield, Salta
Investigating agency: JST
Narrative:
The Ecureuil crashed into a river bed, killing two on board, reportedly after a wire-strike with a Tyrolean traverse or zip wire. One of them was Jorge Brito, former president of Banco Macro. The helicopter was flying from Las Costas farm towards Joaquín V. González.
A preliminary report from JST Argentina issued on January 16 2021: it confirms the collision with two Tyrolean cables, one of them was properly marked with three bumps.

Sources:

Preliminary report from JST Argentina issued on January 16 2021 (downloadable PDF)
https://twitter.com/JSTargentina/status/1350218996960919553


https://www.eltribuno.com/salta/nota/2020-11-20-17-51-0-las-primeras-fotos-de-accidente-donde-fallecio-jorge-brito
https://www.eltribuno.com/salta/nota/2020-11-20-16-53-0--urgente-cayo-un-helicoptero-en-la-zona-del-cabra-corral

https://www.helis.com/database/cn/55038/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrolean_traverse

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2020 21:44 poxipol Added
20-Nov-2020 22:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Nov-2020 08:25 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2020 13:09 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Nov-2020 17:36 Niki Updated [Location, Embed code]
21-Nov-2020 17:36 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Category]
24-Nov-2020 20:51 poxipol Updated [Phase]
01-Dec-2020 21:36 Geno Updated [Source]
16-Jan-2021 20:24 poxipol Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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