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Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:02-JUN-2018
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC120 Colibri
Owner/operator:Chongqing Shenlong
Registration: B-7122
C/n / msn: 1447
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Suzhou, Anhui Province -   China
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Wangou Liucun TLZ
Destination airport:TLZ
Narrative:
The helcopter struck a power line during aerial application in Suzhou, Anhui Province. The helicopter was serious damaged. The pilot died.

3.2 Conclusion (translated from Chinese)
The investigation team considered that the most likely cause of the incident was that the helicopter was returning along the highway when the pilot was in the middle of a relatively short flight, flying towards the sun in a fatigued mental state, flying at lower altitudes and higher speeds, failing to identify high voltage lines on the flight path in time, resulting in the helicopter collided with a set of high-voltage lines crossing a highway, killing one of the flight crew members on board.

Sources:

http://www.sohu.com/a/233856282_268362
https://safety.caac.gov.cn/documentpreview/downloadbyno.act?target=A0003717


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jul-2018 07:26 qwe@098 Added
02-Jul-2018 10:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Narrative]
14-Jun-2020 19:57 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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