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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151252
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:12-FEB-2004
Time:13:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Bihar Government
Registration: VT-ENV
C/n / msn: 6078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Munger, Bihar -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Patna, Bihar
Destination airport:Polo Ground Munger, Bihar
Narrative:
During landing the helicopter came with a higher speed than normal and impacted the ground on the Right Main Landing gear resulting in a bounce.

The accident was caused due to an approach that caused the helicopter to settle with power when it was very close to the ground and improper recovery technique used to control the situation.

Sources:

http://dgca.gov.in/accident/acc04.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2012 11:01 TB Added
17-Apr-2016 15:43 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Narrative]

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