Incident Enstrom 480B LZ-VID,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190040
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Date:Friday 9 September 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic EN48 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Enstrom 480B
Owner/operator:Fortuna Air
Registration: LZ-VID
MSN: 5022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cherna skala, near Kardzhali, Kardzhali province -   Bulgaria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Enstrom 480B was spraying the local pine forests against insects when apparently an engine failure occurred. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing on a slope, but failed and the helicopter crashed from a height of 5-6 metres. The pilot sustained a broken leg and was hospitalised.



Revision history:

14-Sep-2016 13:51 Solarian Added
14-Sep-2016 15:08 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]

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