ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137707
Last updated: 20 December 2014
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Date:25-JUL-2011
Time:6:52 pm
Type:
Owner/operator:Hubei Tongcheng General Aviation Co, leased to Beiji
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:A hill near Tiekuangyu Village, Bohai Town -   China
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Bohai
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A light helicopter crashed in the suburbs of Beijing Monday evening, killing one pilot, local police said.

The light helicopter scraped the cable TV lines before crashing into a hill near Tiekuangyu Village, Bohai Town, in northern Beijing at 6:52 pm, said the Huairou District Public Security Bureau.

The light helicopter was leased by Beijing Municipal Forest Protection Station from Hubei Tongcheng General General Aviation Co. Ltd., for spraying pesticide over local woods, police said.

The helicopter took off at 3:00 pm from the Bohai town central primary school.

Sources:
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/667970/Light-helicopter-crashes-in-Beijing-suburb-one-pilot-killed.aspx
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=478120


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2011 00:26 gerard57 Added
26-Jul-2011 01:39 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source]
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