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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248616
Last updated: 30 June 2021
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Date:07-MAR-2021
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Dolijet
Registration: F-GIBM
MSN: 1424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Touques, Calvados, Normandy -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Touque private helipad
Destination airport:Beauvais private helipad
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A helicopter crashed soon after take-off from a private property. The pilot and lone passenger died in the crash.
The deceased passenger has been identified as Olivier Dassault, heir of late Serge Dassault, himself son of Marcel Dassault, founder of Dassault Aviation.

Sources:

https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/touques-14800/normandie-accident-d-helicoptere-pres-de-deauville-deux-personnes-decedees-7178145
https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-people-dassault-idUKKBN2AZ0MB
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/normandie/calvados/caen/le-depute-olivier-dassault-est-decede-dans-un-accident-d-helicoptere-a-touques-1987195.html
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-airbus-as350-registered-f-gibm-on-07-03-2021-at-touques/

https://www.societe.com/societe/dolijet-879918142.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 Apr 1982 N5784Y Air-Op, Inc. 0 Houston, TX sub

Media:


Images:

Photo of F-GIBM courtesy AirHistory.net


La Ferté-Alais (LFFQ)
26 May 2012; (c) Mick Bajcar


Photo: Alan Wilson, 9 June 2019 at Aérodrome de Cerny-La-Ferté-Alais

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2021 18:36 JulietBravo Added
07-Mar-2021 18:36 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-Mar-2021 18:45 JulietBravo Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
07-Mar-2021 18:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
07-Mar-2021 19:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
07-Mar-2021 19:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage, Photo]
07-Mar-2021 19:34 harro Updated [Time]
07-Mar-2021 19:46 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
07-Mar-2021 19:58 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]
09-Mar-2021 19:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
13-Mar-2021 18:04 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]

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