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Date:03-MAY-2014
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: PT-HTQ
MSN: 51197
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Beach Presidio - Aquiraz, Ceará State -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport: Fortaleza
Destination airport: Fortaleza
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
A helicopter crashed into the sea in Beach of Presidio ( Aquiraz-Fortaleza). The occupants managed to stay on top of the aircraft for about 10 minutes before being rescued by beachgoers. The two children were placed on top of an inflatable mattress and the other went swimming to shore. None of the occupants were seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www20.opovo.com.br/app/opovo/radar/2014/05/03/noticiasjornalradar,3245656/helicoptero-cai-no-mar-com-vice-prefeito-de-aquiraz.shtml

https://noticias.bol.uol.com.br/ultimas-noticias/brasil/2014/05/03/helicoptero-cai-no-ceara-com-seis-pessoas-a-bordo-ninguem-ficou-ferido.htm

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Dec 2002 PT-HTQ Prática Táxi Aéreo 0 São Benedito, CE sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-May-2014 06:49 cleberjc Added
04-May-2014 18:39 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]

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