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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24496
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Date:05-AUG-2005
Time:11:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Astro
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: F-GNYQ
C/n / msn: 0388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Treschenu-Creyers (26), 3 km from the Col de la Led (26), near Grenobl -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:helipad of a restaurant near Chatillon Diois (26)
Destination airport:Grenoble-Le-Versoud (LFLG)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
On August 5, 2005, at 11:30 universal coordinated time, a single-engine Robinson R-44 helicopter,
French registration F-GNYQ, was destroyed after it collided with mountainous terrain near Grenoble Le Versoud (LFLG), in France. The pilot and the passenger were fatally injured.

The helicopter was privately owned and operated. The local flight originated at Grenoble Le Versoud at an undetermined time.

According to preliminary reports, the pilot made an abrupt maneuver at a low altitude and subsequently collided with mountainous terrain.

Sources:

http://bea.aero/docspa/2005/f-yq050805/pdf/f-yq050805.pdf
http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.asp?accidentkey=759
http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/imu0wxjbhttp://www.heliforum.com/php/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=3825bapblenbugcb0yj1/H01272012120000.pdf
http://francerotors.free.fr/f-gnyq.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Jan-2009 12:22 harro Updated
27-Jan-2012 19:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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