Incident Agusta A109A Hirundo I-GRAC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188586
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Date:Sunday 4 July 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Agusta A109A Hirundo
Owner/operator:Avionprese Jet Executive
Registration: I-GRAC
MSN: 7125
Year of manufacture:1977
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Villa d'Acri -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Whilst en route the pilot noticed that the temperature was increasing on the No. 2 engine. He attempted to reduce the temperature but without success and therefore elected to shut the engine down and carry out a precautionary landing.

During the subsequent landing roll in a field the helicopter's nose undercarriage ran into a depression in the grass. Control was lost and the helicopter rolled over onto its right side. The problem with the No. 2 engine resulted from a bearing failure.



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09-Jul-2016 22:00 Dr.John Smith Added

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