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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192826
Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:13-JAN-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: PT-YPW
C/n / msn: 0400
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Buritama, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from an unknown location with a pilot and a passenger on board. Near the municipality of Buritama, SP, the aircraft collided with electric power transmission wires.
The aircraft was carrying the PP-MFM registration mark, however, the name plate in the aircraft itself carried PT-YPW markings. It appeared the Certificate of Airworthiness had expired in 2013.
The pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries. They were rescued at the crash site and subsequently were no longer located.
The aircraft suffered substantial damage.

Sources:

http://g1.globo.com/sao-paulo/sao-jose-do-rio-preto-aracatuba/noticia/2017/01/helicoptero-cai-proximo-ao-rio-tiete-em-buritama.html
CENIPA

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2017 08:09 junior sjc Added
26-May-2018 18:05 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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