ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188586
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Narrative: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.
|Date:||Sunday 4 July 1993|
Agusta A109A Hirundo
|Owner/operator:||Avionprese Jet Executive|
|Year of manufacture:||1977|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Villa d'Acri -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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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