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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267644
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:13-SEP-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 332L2 Super Puma
Owner/operator:Babcock MCS Spain opf INFOCA
Registration: EC-NBT
MSN: 2614
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sierra Bermeja, Malaga -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
As a result of low visibility (brown out), a fire fighting helicopter contacted a tree during take off. The 19 occupants were not injured.
The helicopter was operated on behalf of the Servicio de Extinción de Incendios Forestales de Andalucía (INFOCA) by Babcock MCS Spain.
After the accident and during this night, the fire where the helicopter was working, reach it and have been burnt with no possibility to repair.

Sources:

https://www.elmira.es/articulo/malaga/helicoptero-sufre-accidente-incendio-sierra-bermeja/20210913162912292670.html
https://www.theseasidegazette.com/2021/09/81640/infoca-helicopter-down/
https://www.mitma.gob.es/organos-colegiados/ciaiac/investigacion/2021
https://osbodigital.es/2021/09/14/el-helicoptero-accidentado-en-sierra-bermeja-se-quema-en-el-incendio/

https://381312.smushcdn.com/1153801/wp-content/uploads/superpuma-quemado-jubrique-osbo.jpg?lossy=1&strip=1&webp=0
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/19505_1614352763.jpg (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2021 15:10 gerard57 Added
13-Sep-2021 15:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
13-Sep-2021 16:01 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 06:54 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Sep-2021 08:16 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 11:36 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
15-Sep-2021 08:53 Anon. Updated [Photo]
16-Sep-2021 08:22 Argo Updated [Source, Narrative]

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