Incident Eurocopter EC120 B-7148, 06 Jan 2016
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Date:06-JAN-2016
Time:15:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC120
Owner/operator:Sichuan Xilinfengteng General Aviation
Registration: B-7148
MSN: 1672
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guanghan County-Level City, Deyang, Sichuan Province -   China
Phase:
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A trainee pilot was practicing hovering at alt. 2 m with an instructor when the helicopter crashed to the ground due to mechanical fault. News sources reported different degrees of occupant injury; some claimed that both were hospitalized but others indicate that only one person was slightly wounded. The helicopter was presumably damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

http://news.carnoc.com/list/333/333312.html
Sichuan Xilinfengteng General Aviation Co. Ltd. Official Announcement. 2016/01/07.


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