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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182969
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Date:31-DEC-2015
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B3e Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Mafate Hélicoptères
Registration: F-HOLD
MSN: 7370
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rempart du Maïdo, La Réunion Island -   Reunion
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Roche plate
Destination airport:Maïdo
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed in mountainous terrain. The pilot (14000 Hrs), sole on board, had indicated he was turning back due to poor weather.

A previous occurrence (which killed the owners of Mafate Hélicoptères): http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=74604

Sources:

https://www.zinfos974.com/Confirmation-du-crash-d-un-helicoptere-au-Maido-Declenchement-du-plan-Sater-Bravo_a96021.html
http://www.zinfos974.com/Confirmation-du-deces-du-pilote-de-l-helicoptere_a96024.html
http://www.ipreunion.com/photo-du-jour/reportage/2015/12/31/maido-un-helicoptere-ulm-se-crash-dans-le-coeur-de-mafate,37562.html

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https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/reunion/2015/12/31/crash-d-helicoptere-au-maido-un-mort-318723.html
https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/reunion/
http://www.linfo.re/la-reunion/faits-divers/684223-crash-du-maido-le-pilote-de-l-helicoptere-est-decede
http://www.clicanoo.re/505674-maido-l-helicoptere-s-est-crashe-en-voulant-fuir-le-brouillard.html
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2015/2015.semaine.53.pdf

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2015 09:02 Iceman 29 Added
31-Dec-2015 09:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
31-Dec-2015 10:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
31-Dec-2015 15:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]
01-Jan-2016 14:24 CTYONE Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Jan-2016 15:40 gerard57 Updated [Country]
02-Jan-2016 12:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
02-Jan-2016 13:06 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2016 18:13 rotorspot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 13:38 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 07:00 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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