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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44855
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:17-MAY-2004
Time:20:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Owner/operator:Peedu Ventsel
Registration: ES-HPV
C/n / msn: 0513
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ulenurme -   Estonia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tallinn
Destination airport:Antsla
Narrative:
On May 17, 2004, about 20:15 UTC (Universal Coordinated Time, a Robinson R-44 helicopter, ES-HPV, was destroyed when it collided with trees while in cruise flight near Ulenurme, Estonia. The pilot was fatally injured. The flight departed Tallinn and was destined for Antsla, Estonia.

According to the initial notification, the helicopter was flying through rain, when it impacted trees and descended to the ground.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC04WA126 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20040603X00720&ntsbno=NYC04WA126&akey=1
2. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/es.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2016 23:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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