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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153775
Last updated: 15 April 2020
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Time:12:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 135T1
Owner/operator:Chattisgarh Government
Registration: VT-CGH
C/n / msn: 0224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lanji, Raipur -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bhopal
Destination airport:Raipur
Crashed in Balaghat hills while trying to avoid bad weather. Post crash fire.

The probable cause of accident was non adherence of the SOP wherein the flight crew failed to maintain adequate terrain clearance.

Bad weather and improper crew detailing who were not qualified for such operation was the contributory factor.


Revision history:

05-Mar-2013 10:33 TB Added
07-May-2016 09:39 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
07-May-2016 10:49 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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