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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249453
 
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Date:22-MAR-2021
Time:07:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Aero expedition LLC
Registration: 4L-EAA
MSN: 7005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Gudauri -   Georgia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The helicopter suffered an accident while landing at an altitude of 2122 m amsl after dropping off skiers.
At a height of 15-20 m the pilot lost control. The helicopter hit the ground and rolled over.

Conclusion
Most likely, the occurrence of an aviation accident was caused by the impact of external factors on the helicopter during the flight (getting into a strong turbulent wind flow), which led to a loss of efficiency in the management of the helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-airbus-as350-registered-4l-eaa-operated-by-aero-expedition-on-22-03-2021-at-gudauri/

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2021 08:05 harro Added
19-Jun-2021 16:16 harro Updated [Total occupants, Nature, Damage, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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