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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220543
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Date:22-DEC-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC135T1
Owner/operator:DAP Helicopteros
Registration: CC-CCA
C/n / msn: 0122
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Magallanes province -   Chile
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Quinta Tilcoco-Los Paltos Airport (SCPO)
Destination airport:Quinta Tilcoco-Los Paltos Airport (SCPO)
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
During external cargo operations, the helicopter fell into the water. The pilot managed to get out of the aircraft, was rescued by a boat and the aircraft sank.

Cause:
Loss of directional control after the cargo hook impacted the tail rotor.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/accident-de-lairbus-ec135-immatricule-cc-cca-survenu-le-22122018-dans-la-region-de-magallanes-et/

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2019 08:05 harro Added
14-Feb-2020 20:42 harro Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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