Wirestrike Accident AgustaWestland AW139 I-COLK,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179049
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Date:Wednesday 26 August 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:INAER Aviation Italia
Registration: I-COLK
MSN: 31119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sassofortino (GR) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The winch cable broke when it hit a powerline during a HEMS winching operation; a doctor and a paramedic were dropped from about 8 meters, and were taken to a hospital with multiple injuries.
There was no damage to the helicopter itself.





Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

27-Aug-2015 07:51 MKAP Added
27-Aug-2015 15:11 Aerossurance Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 17:18 rrea Updated [Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 18:23 Anon. Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 19:53 Chieftain Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
28-Aug-2015 08:25 Anon. Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Aug-2015 18:25 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
31-Aug-2015 04:15 Anon. Updated [Source]
05-Oct-2015 08:26 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Feb-2017 09:38 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source]
30-Apr-2017 07:31 Aerossurance Updated [Location]

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