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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155967
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:17-MAY-2013
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:one-man helicopter
Owner/operator:private
Registration: F-....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Boewese, Sipaliwini district -   Suriname
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed from 400-500 meters of altitude after hood opened in flight and helicopter loosing height. The pilot sustained a leg fracture.
The helicopter is said to be registered in French Guiana and was being used for transporting gold.

Sources:

http://www.starnieuws.com/index.php/welcome/index/nieuwsitem/17128
http://goudwinning-suriname.blogspot.nl/
http://www.starnieuws.com/index.php/welcome/index/nieuwsitem/17145


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2013 02:46 gerard57 Added
18-May-2013 05:37 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2013 14:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-May-2013 14:49 TB Updated [Source]

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