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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90304
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:17-APR-2001
Time:14:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Questral Helicopters
Registration: C-GECL
C/n / msn: 3132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tafraout, Tiznit Province, Souss-Massa-Drâa -   Morocco
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While performing a low-level geological survey flight, a survey instrument in tow on a long line was caught below an unmarked hydro wire (approximately 40 metres above ground level). The long line broke approximately one (1) metre above the survey instrument, which fell to the ground and was destroyed. There was no apparent damage to either the poles or wires and there was no damage to the helicopter. There were no injuries or ground property damage.

Sources:

1. CADORS 2001O0382
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/se350show.asp?start=2101&count=50]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2011 19:56 slowkid Added
29-Jun-2014 20:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source]

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