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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44855
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:17-MAY-2004
Time:20:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Owner/operator:Peedu Ventsel
Registration: ES-HPV
C/n / msn: 0513
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ulenurme, Tartu County, Kambja Parish -   Estonia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tallinn, Estonia
Destination airport:Antsla, Estonia
Narrative:
On May 17, 2004, about 20:15 UTC (Universal Coordinated Time, a Robinson R-44 helicopter, ES-HPV, was destroyed when it collided with trees while in cruise flight near Ulenurme, Tartu County, Kambja Parish, Estonia (at approximate Coordinates: 5818′58″N 2643′17″E). According to the initial notification, the helicopter was flying through rain, when it impacted trees and descended to the ground. The pilot was fatally injured. The flight departed Tallinn and was destined for Antsla, Estonia.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC04WA126 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20040603X00720&ntsbno=NYC04WA126&akey=1
2. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/es.php
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=1045
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%9Clenurme


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2016 23:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 01:53 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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