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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171733
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:28-MAY-2001
Time:22:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 205A
Owner/operator:Ellinikós Stratós
Registration: ES643
C/n / msn: 4363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mi W off Skyros -   Greece
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lesvos via Skyros
Destination airport:Stefanovikion
Narrative:
Engine failure on night training flight in formation with six other helicopters and ditched 5,4 km west of Skyros Airport. Lt Sotiris Tserkezopoulos trapped and drowned. W/O Rentzos and Chief Sgt Vassiliadis rescued.

Sources:

http://www.ellinikos-stratos.com/aeroporia/atiximata_1.asp
Scramble
AFM July 2001, p90/August 2001, p78


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2014 20:14 TB Added
29-Nov-2014 20:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
20-Apr-2017 13:31 TB Updated [Operator]
09-Oct-2019 18:42 TB Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2019 18:39 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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