ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144592
Last updated: 25 November 2014
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Date:25-MAR-2012
Time:14:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:Helicon BV
Registration: PH-WQW
C/n / msn: 2084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:A small lake near hotel-restaurant De Kopren Hoogte, Lichtmis -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Lichtmis helispot
Destination airport:EHLE
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 Raven I Helicopter crashed shortly after take off from a helispot at hotel-restaurant "De Koperen Hoogte" in a small lake near Lichtmis, about 7km west of Nieuwleusen, and sunk.

All three occupants survived unhurt and swam to shore.

The helicopter was salvaged monday morning 26 March 2012 from the water.


Sources:
http://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/default.aspx?cat=1&nid=141596
http://www.regiomeppel.nl/nieuws/helikopter-v-d-most-neergestort-bij-de-koperen-hoogte-update-18284.html

http://www.reneadmiraal.nl/blog/index.php?/archives/3427-Helikopter-weer-boven-water.html (salvage operation)

http://www.airnieuws.nl/movements/hilversum/okt11/PH-WQW.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2012 08:12 RobertMB Added
25-Mar-2012 09:48 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2012 04:06 RobertMB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2012 00:36 74.194.45.180 Updated [Narrative]
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