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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32322
 
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Date:18-OCT-1994
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 355F1 Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Asahi Shimbun
Registration: JA9621
MSN: 5314
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Izumisano -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Osaka
Destination airport:Osaka
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with Aérospatiale AS350B Ecureuil (cn 1229) JA9250 of Mainichi Shimbun, which landed safely. Tail boom separated and the helicopter crashed. Both helicopters from rival Newspapers collided while covering an oil tanker collision.

Sources:

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1995/1995,-,2703.html
Manila Standard 19 October 1994, p18


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Sep-2010 13:16 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Jun-2018 07:38 TB Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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