ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192790
Last updated: 8 October 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:12-JAN-2017
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B407 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 407
Owner/operator:Helicópteros del Pacífico Limitada
Registration: CC-AQH
C/n / msn: 53063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Alhué -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
While working for firefighting duties near Alhué, the Bell 407 had an emergency landing, pilot Claudio Mora was rescued by a Chilean AF Bell UH-1H to ACHS hospital in Santiago, with minor injuries. The helicopter was destroyed by fire.

Sources:

http://modocharlie.com/2017/01/accidente-de-helicoptero-contraincendios-en-alhue/#.WHg59xvhDIU
http://www.ahoranoticias.cl/noticias/nacional/188150-rescatan-a-piloto-de-helicopetero-conaf-que-capoto-en-incendio-de-alhue.html
www.adnradio.cl/noticias/nacional/helicoptero-sufrio-grave-accidente-mientras-combatia-incendio-forestal-en-alhue/20170112/nota/3354500.aspx

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2017 07:13 Anon. Added
24-Jul-2020 19:30 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description