ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146914
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:25-JUL-2012
Time:13:40 LT
Type:Eurocopter AS 532AL Cougar
Owner/operator:Albanian Air Force
Registration: FA-630
C/n / msn: 2800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:La Palud-sur-Verdon, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:LFML
Destination airport:LFML
Narrative:
Lost control and crashed after caught power cable while flying through gorge.
The helicopter had tail number FA-630, a temporary french registration F-ZWDL.

Sources:
http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2012/07/25/le-crash-d-un-helicoptere-de-l-armee-dans-le-verdon-fait-plusieurs-morts_1738219_3224.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2178933/Six-employees-helicopter-firm-Eurocopter-killed-aircraft-crashes-French-mountain-test-flight.html
Scramble 400
http://bmpd.livejournal.com/400616.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2012 11:46 karyan70 Added
25-Jul-2012 12:01 harro Updated [Narrative]
26-Jul-2012 01:24 rotorspot Updated [Source]
27-Jul-2012 13:25 karyan70 Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
28-Jul-2012 13:21 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
06-Nov-2012 13:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Nov-2012 02:48 TB Updated [Cn, Narrative]
05-Dec-2012 09:17 krasatpi Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2012 09:32 TB Updated [[Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]]
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