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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168065
Last updated: 1 July 2020
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Date:25-JUL-2014
Time:10:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Sarl BSH
Registration: F-GMHZ
C/n / msn: 1178
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Avignon–Caumont Airport - LFMV -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:LFMV
Destination airport:LFMV
Narrative:
Hard landing on runway 17 at Avignon–Caumont Airport - LFMV during autorotation training. The tailboom seperated from the helicopter. Both occupants escaped uninjured.

Delay correcting flight path. Engine fuel injector found coked.

Sources:

http://www.ledauphine.com/vaucluse/2014/07/25/crash-d-un-helicoptere-aucun-blesse-a-deplorer
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2014/2014.semaine.31.pdf
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/accident-du-airbus-helicopters-ec120-immatricule-f-gmhz-le-25072014-a-avignon-caumont-84/


Images:

Photo of F-GMHZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Toussus-le-Noble (LFPN / TNF)
17 June 2009; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2014 20:20 Colibri Added
25-Jul-2014 20:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 17:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location]
06-Aug-2014 18:45 Anon. Updated [Registration]
09-Aug-2014 19:06 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 14:11 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
28-Sep-2015 04:10 StreetF117 Updated [Damage]
23-Apr-2016 12:48 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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