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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247018
Last updated: 22 February 2021
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Date:23-JAN-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-57B (Bell 206B) JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Armada de Chile (Chile Navy)
Registration: 3.
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Santo Domingo, Valparaiso -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Bell UH-57B (Bell 206B) JetRanger III of the Chilean Navy hit a small drone, resulting in a cracked windscreen and injuries to an occupant (not the pilot).
Photos from the drone suggest it was a DJI Mavic Air 2 (0.57 kg).

Sources:

https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/nacional/region-de-valparaiso/2021/01/23/accidente-aereo-drone-impacta-a-helicoptero-de-la-armada-en-pleno-vuelo-e-hiere-a-tripulante.shtml
https://www.dji.com/uk/mavic-air-2/specs

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2021 11:32 gerard57 Added
24-Jan-2021 11:35 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 11:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 11:51 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 13:33 harro Updated [Embed code]
24-Jan-2021 13:34 harro Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 13:37 harro Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 14:03 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 14:06 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jan-2021 21:01 RobertMB Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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