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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178661
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:14-AUG-2015
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A600 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RotorWay A600 Talon
Owner/operator:private
Registration: OO-153
C/n / msn: 8040
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Kortrijk (Stasegemsesteenweg) -   Belgium
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Executive
Departure airport: Kortrijk
Destination airport:Breda International Airport (EHSE)
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Narrative:
During take-off from the side of a street at the verge of the urban area of Kortrijk, Belgium, the helicopter pilot made an avoiding manoeuver when the path of the helicopter crossed a telephone line running across the street. The helicopter fell from a height of 4m and hit the pavement, bending the skids. Both occupants exited the helicopter uninjured.

Cause:
The cause of the accident is an inadequate flight preparation, failing to identify the potential obstacles crossing the helicopter path.

Sources:

https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20150814_01818673

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report


Images:


OO-153 RotorWay A600 Talon at EBZR, 18 August 2012; photo: H.Ranter/ASN

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2015 20:39 Belga11 Added
14-Aug-2015 20:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative, Plane category]
14-Aug-2015 20:42 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Embed code]
15-Aug-2015 11:19 Chieftain Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
25-Apr-2018 19:27 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Photo, ]
25-Apr-2018 19:27 harro Updated [Destination airport]

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