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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139749
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Date:09-NOV-2011
Time:10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 365N3 Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Elilario Italia
Registration: I-DAMS
C/n / msn: 6700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Mineo, Raddusa, Sicilia -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Caltanissetta hospital
Destination airport:Messina hospital
Investigating agency: ANSV
Narrative:
The heli crashed in dense fog, maybe after clipping a wind turbine.
The co-pilot was killed and the pilot in command and three occupants received serious injuries.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail.asp?ID=1492
https://www.corriere.it/notizie-ultima-ora/Cronache_e_politica/Elicottero-118-pricipita-morto/09-11-2011/1-A_000275045.shtml
https://corrieredelmezzogiorno.corriere.it/napoli/notizie/cronaca/2011/9-novembre-2011/elicottero-118-precipita-catanesedispersi-pilota-paziente-che-era-bordo-1902100234827.shtml
http://palermo.repubblica.it/cronaca/2011/11/09/news/elicottero_del_118_precipita_nel_catanese-24705900/?ref=HREC1-4
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.cataniaoggi.com/cronache/in-citta/58718_precipita-elicottero-del-118-un-morto.html]

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: ANSV
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2011 04:50 clara Added
09-Nov-2011 05:07 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2011 05:22 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
09-Nov-2011 05:30 Black Typhoon Updated [Destination airport, Damage]
09-Nov-2011 06:15 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2011 07:15 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage]
09-Nov-2011 07:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2011 19:03 Black Typhoon Updated [Destination airport]
13-Nov-2011 12:45 Certosino Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Dec-2012 10:08 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2012 10:39 TB Updated [Location]

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