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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215136
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Date:05-SEP-2018
Time:15:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Owner/operator:Future Wood s.r.o.
Registration: OK-PLP
C/n / msn: 0792
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Plzen -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Narrative:
The pilot carried out a series of three short flights with passengers on board in the vicinity of his company seat. He finished his second flight by landing on the roof of the company building and took off after the arrival of three business partners (foreign nationals). After take-off, he continued to fly low above the ground and after flying about 2.5 km west, he made a sharp turn with the helicopter to the right with extreme tilt and helicopter slope. In collecting this helicopter maneuver, he crashed into the roof of a factory hall. The helicopter was completely destroyed by the impact to the roof and subsequent penetration of the roof structure. The pilot and passengers succumbed to the consequences of the injury on the spot.

Sources:

https://plzen.idnes.cz/plzen-vrtulnik-pad-hala-0sf-/plzen-zpravy.aspx?c=A180905_173939_plzen-zpravy_zuf
https://lionline.sk/foto-na-zinkovnu-v-plzni-sa-zrutil-vrtulnik-pocul-som-velky-hukot-a-nastalo-ticho-hovori-svedok/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

https://video.aktualne.cz/z-domova/ridic-natocil-vrtulnik-v-plzni-par-minut-pred-padem-na-halu/r~391e9626b1aa11e8b3e20cc47ab5f122/?redirected=1536223761

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2018 17:41 gerard57 Added
05-Sep-2018 18:19 Anon. Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2018 18:36 ctyone Updated [Cn]
05-Sep-2018 19:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
05-Sep-2018 21:45 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Sep-2018 08:58 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Sep-2018 10:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-Aug-2019 17:34 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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