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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202681
Last updated: 1 October 2019
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Date:16-NOV-2017
Time:16:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Aero Peace
Registration: HL9170
C/n / msn: 2773
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Boseong-gun -   South Korea
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ARAIB
Narrative:
Loss of control in flight after the rope of a water bucket became entangled in the tail rotor.
The investigation established that the rope length was longer than specified in the manual.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/accident-de-lhelicoptere-as350-immatricule-hl9170-survenu-le-16112017-a-boseong-gun-enquete-mene/
http://www.aeropeace.co.kr/eng/sub3_5.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: ARAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 8 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2017 15:36 Aerossurance Added
14-Jul-2019 20:04 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Accident report, ]
14-Jul-2019 20:08 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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