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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249180
Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Date:27-MAR-2021
Time:09:30 UTC+1
Type:Silhouette image of generic A169 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW169
Owner/operator:Guardia di Finanza (GdiF)
Registration: MM81970
MSN: 69109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bolzano Airport (BZO/LIPB) -   Italy
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Bolzano Airport (BZO/LIPB)
Destination airport:Bolzano Airport (BZO/LIPB)
Narrative:
A Leonardo AW169, operated by the Guardia di Finanza (coded 504) started to taxi, paused, veered to the left, lost directional control and fell on one side, no injuries are reported. Substantial damage is reported on the helicopter. In base of the investigations and simulations made by Leonardo the accident occurred because the pilot didnt unlock the forward wheel and tried to began taxi, then he understood that the front wheel was blocked and he unlocked It, that caused the helicopter to veer to the left because of the thrust applied by the pilot and crash on the taxiway.

Sources:

https://www.ladige.it/territori/alto-adige-s%C3%BCdtirol/2021/03/27/elicottero-della-finanza-si-rovescia-schiantandosi-a-terra-nessun-ferito-1.2874213
https://www.fanpage.it/attualita/elicottero-della-guardia-di-finanza-si-rovescia-in-fase-di-decollo-allaeroporto-di-bolzano/
https://www.rainews.it/tgr/bolzano/articoli/2021/03/blz-Elicottero-della-Finanza-si-ribalta-in-fase-di-decollo-Bolzano-af99ac19-e180-455d-8413-0e755e5c71ee.html
https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/crash-guardia-di-finanza-uh-169a

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/64062_1598649706.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2021 16:01 Paolo99 Added
27-Mar-2021 16:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
27-Mar-2021 16:44 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2021 07:04 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Narrative]
28-Mar-2021 07:07 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
28-Mar-2021 07:23 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
28-Mar-2021 07:53 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
28-Mar-2021 08:20 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
29-Mar-2021 10:45 simofrr Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Mar-2021 19:15 Simo05 Updated [Narrative]
26-Apr-2021 06:23 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
01-Jan-2022 10:44 TB Updated [Operator]

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