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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202361
Last updated: 27 December 2020
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Date:29-NOV-2017
Time:15:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Dunca Expeditii
Registration: YR-DEX
C/n / msn: 4289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Muntele Mic, near Caransebes -   Romania
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Narrative:
The pilot had reportedly landed on the snow covered ground near the base of the Borlova 1 ski run at the Muntele Mic ski resort. The helicopter was blown over after having briefly been left unattended by the pilot who stepped outside to check if the cargo door was closed.

Sources:

Flight Global
http://adevarul.ro/locale/timisoara/elicopterul-milionarului-romeo-dunca-s-a-rasturnat-cauza-vantului-fost-lasat-nesupravegheat-motorul-pornit-1_5a1f0a885ab6550cb8ac2d80/index.html
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/careful-if-you-step-outside/

http://www.cias.gov.ro/images/rapoarte/20171129_RP_YR-DEX_RO.PDF

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2017 18:39 dromader Added
30-Nov-2017 18:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2017 10:40 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2018 17:51 rotorspot Updated [Source, Damage]
21-Feb-2019 18:18 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, ]
25-Jan-2020 07:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]

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