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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58661
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Astro
Owner/operator:BHS Hungary Ltd.
Registration: HA-MIX
MSN: 0650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Danube River, near the Lágymanyosi bridge, Budapest -   Hungary
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Budaörs Airport, Pest, Hungary (LHBS)
Destination airport:Budaörs Airport, Pest, Hungary (LHBS)
Crashed into the river after the tail hit a crane over the Danube river near the Lágymanyosi bridge. The R-44 was carying a photographer and a senior executive of a company building a sewage treatment plant on Csepel Island.

The tail of the R-44 struck a steel mould used to pour concrete and broke off, causing the helicopter to plunge into the Danube. The pilot and a photographer were rescued by workers on the site.


4. HA-MIX in 2003:
5. HA-MIX in 2007:

Revision history:

10-Feb-2009 23:51 nikitas Added
11-Feb-2009 03:17 Vlad Updated
11-Feb-2009 09:18 Certosino Updated
11-Feb-2009 09:18 tu-154 Updated
11-Feb-2009 10:25 harro Updated
16-Nov-2016 20:09 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2016 20:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport]
05-Nov-2018 20:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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