ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170166
Last updated: 15 January 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 130B4
Owner/operator:Advance Aviation
Registration: HS-CCN
C/n / msn: 4855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Naung Mon area -   Myanmar
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Putao airport in Myanmar's northern Kachin state
Destination airport:Hkakaborazi SAR supply base, Tahundam, Kachin, Myanmar
The helicopter from Thailand lost contact with ground control while delivering supplies during a search for two climbers at the 5,881-meter (19,300-foot) Hkakabo Razi mountain.
The helicopter descended or crash landed near Nawngmon area claimed by a young female villager on Tuesday 30 September 2014.
10 days later after the disapperance, on 08-10-14, one survivor reached a village called Lan Sar Htu to seek help. SAR team combed through the deep jungle immediately.
SAR team found another one on morning of 08-10-14, the 59-year-old Thai helicopter pilot who had a broken rib and had survived on nothing but river water. According to Thai pilot, the last person, the Myanmar Pilot, was sheltered in a cave. Thai SAR team continued to that cave. On 09-10-14 16:00 SAR team found the deceased pilot.

The Pilot took the unnecessary risk during bad weather and limited visibility condition.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

28-Sep-2014 12:26 gerard57 Added
28-Sep-2014 12:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
28-Sep-2014 17:18 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]
30-Sep-2014 06:10 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Oct-2014 18:20 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2014 17:27 thein009 Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Nature, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 17:20 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
04-Jan-2015 11:43 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 11:06 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description