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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172907
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Time:19:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Registration: PR-HPR
C/n / msn: 11072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Santa Mônica, Paraná -   Brazil
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Porto Rico , Paraná
Destination airport:Santa Mônica, Paraná
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The pilot was killed and an occupant was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in the PR-576 highway, in Santa Monica, Paraná. After the fall, the helicopter caught fire. The occupant (helicopter Owner) helicopter police said that the accident was caused by vulture that struck the aircraft windshield. After the crash, the pilot lost control and hit the power line and crashed shortly. The helicopter belongs to the same company that had an accident with another helicopter in Terra Boa, on December 7, 2014.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

11-Jan-2015 20:23 Sidney Menezes Added
11-Jan-2015 20:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
11-Jan-2015 21:36 cleberjc Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jan-2015 21:59 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2015 05:03 cleberjc Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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