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Last updated: 25 February 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2016
Time:13:32 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:GES AIR
Registration: OK-GES
C/n / msn: 1701
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Kaznějov -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LKPS
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. Both occupants died in the crash.

Inflight breakup - the blade came thru the cabin approx. in the level of cyclic stick.

Sources:

http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/08/17/two-die-helicopter-crash
http://www.dailyjournal.net/2016/08/16/eu-czech-helicopter-crash/
https://plzen.idnes.cz/pad-vrtulniku-u-kaznejova-sever-plzenska-f1w-/plzen-zpravy.aspx?c=A160816_164617_plzen-zpravy_ban

http://www.planes.cz/cs/photo/1210523/robinson-r44-ok-ges-private-plasy-lkps
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8139190

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2016 15:12 gerard57 Added
16-Aug-2016 15:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source]
16-Aug-2016 15:51 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Narrative]
16-Aug-2016 16:03 Anon. Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Aug-2016 17:51 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Aug-2016 02:12 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
17-Aug-2016 09:45 CTYONE Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Aug-2016 12:28 CTYONE Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Aug-2016 06:27 Anon. Updated [Source]
09-Sep-2016 07:53 crapi Updated [Narrative]
24-Apr-2018 19:46 harro Updated [Time]

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