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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191942
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Registration: CC-PBX
MSN: 45617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alto Bio-Bio -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Alto Bio-Bio
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
The helicopter was installing a mobile phone antenna when it suffered an engine failure. The pilot was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The cause of the accident was the stopping of the engine of the aircraft in flight, due to the momentary interruption of the fuel supply.
Descent with an uncoordinated turn, which caused the displacement of available fuel, outside the collection port of the pumps.
Stopping the engine with the aircraft in the shaded area of ​the height / speed diagram.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-Dec-2016 14:48 avatat Added
09-Dec-2016 14:49 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 14:52 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
03-Dec-2017 08:12 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
11-Jan-2018 19:57 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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