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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172810
Last updated: 6 September 2019
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Date:08-JAN-2015
Time:c. 1100 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212HP AH Mk1
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: ZK067
C/n / msn: 30835
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mount Kenya forest, Gathiuru area, Kieni constituency -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nanyuki training school, British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK)
Destination airport:Nanyuki training school, British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK)
Narrative:
The helicopter made a force landing after reported mechanical problems. Four British servicemen, three men and a woman, were injured in the crash. The helicopter was conducting a routine training flight.

Technicians are expected to arrive on 10 January to repair the helicopter and fly it from the scene.

Sources:

http://africanspotlight.com/2015/01/08/helicopter-crash-lands-mt-kenya-forest/
https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Four-injured-as-helicopter-crash-lands-in-Mt-Kenya/-/1056/2582620/-/6ewuxyz/-/index.html
http://www.citizennews.co.ke/mobile/index.php/news/2012/local/item/25539-4-injured-after-army-helicopter-crash-lands.html
https://m.news24.com/africa
https://horizonpost.weebly.com/kenya/british-army-chopper-crash-lands-in-mt-kenya-forest
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?searchtext=thecounties/article/2000147267/four-escape-narrowly-as-chopper-crash-lands-in-mt-kenya-forest


Images:

Photo of ZK067 courtesy AirHistory.net


Northolt (EGWU / NHT)
6 October 2011; (c) Richard Vandervord

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2015 06:54 gerard57 Added
09-Jan-2015 08:35 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jan-2015 09:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
09-Jan-2015 12:39 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
09-Jan-2015 13:11 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
09-Jan-2015 19:33 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jan-2015 07:10 gerard57 Updated [Registration]
22-Jan-2015 23:50 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]

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