Accident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri SP-WAM, 12 Jun 2009
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Date:12-JUN-2009
Time:20:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Helikoptery Wanicki
Registration: SP-WAM
MSN: 1125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Jaworze, near Bielsko Biala -   Poland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Rolled over on take-off.

Cause:
A mistake in the piloting technique, involving the introduction of the helicopter into a dragged state of the lift rotor during take-off, which led to an uncontrolled landing and a collision with the ground.

Sources:

https://www.tvn24.pl/kontakt,9/smiglowiec-przeoral-pole,99081.html
https://www.gov.pl/documents/905843/1047987/2009396RKPKBWL.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2009 05:22 signaal Added
13-Jun-2009 11:09 signaal Updated
28-Jul-2009 06:43 RobertMB Updated
28-Jul-2009 06:44 RobertMB Updated
10-Mar-2013 11:32 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Nov-2020 11:00 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source]
04-Nov-2020 11:02 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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