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Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:03-MAR-2013
Time:17:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Quantum Invest s.r.o.
Registration: OM-ECI
C/n / msn: 1592
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Horný Čepeň, Sereď district -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cerenany
Destination airport:LZIB
Narrative:
Helicopter hit some steel rope, stretched between two trees, fell down into the Váh river and sank. Male passenger (13) died on scene, three other were wounded, suffered from hypothermia and transported to local hospitals. Helicopter broke into two parts, one was pull out of the water by firemen, while the second, tail part, still remains in the river stream.

The statements of those on board indicated a 'technical problem' forced the aircraft to descend. There was no evidence found or recorded of such a problem

Sources:

https://mynitra.sme.sk/c/6722394/spadnuty-vrtulnik-mal-letiet-z-cerenian-asi-sa-zachytil-o-lano.html
http://nitra.sme.sk/c/6721104/pri-seredi-spadol-do-vahu-vrtulnik.html
http://www.seredonline.sk/clanky/pri-seredi-havaroval-vrtulmik/
https://www.mindop.sk/index/open_file.php?file=doprava/uvlni/SKA2013001_EN.pdf&lang=en


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2013 23:34 Krystof Pardubice Added
04-Mar-2013 03:31 Anon. Updated [Date]
04-Mar-2013 05:47 michald Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
04-Mar-2013 11:11 chulian1819 Updated [Time, Embed code]
04-Mar-2013 23:35 michald Updated [Registration, Nature, Departure airport, Embed code]
05-Mar-2013 00:09 kootcha Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code]
07-Mar-2013 11:13 Anon. Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
08-Mar-2013 11:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Aug-2017 20:44 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
21-Aug-2017 21:01 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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