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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220611
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Air Plus Hélicoptères / Cdc Group
Registration: F-GKMQ
MSN: 4847
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Puylaurens, Tarn -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
The helicopter crashed while trying to install a telephone communication mast as a helicopter external sling load operation (HESLO). The pilot died in the crash.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Photo: BEA

Revision history:

07-Jan-2019 15:31 gerard57 Added
07-Jan-2019 16:55 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Country, Nature, Source]
07-Jan-2019 16:56 Anon. Updated [Country]
07-Jan-2019 16:56 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2019 19:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Jan-2019 19:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code]
07-Jan-2019 20:06 harro Updated [Source]
07-Jan-2019 20:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 19:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 19:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2019 22:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Jan-2019 12:02 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Jan-2019 21:09 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
10-Jan-2019 05:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Sep-2020 12:36 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2020 15:29 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
12-Dec-2020 16:46 harro Updated [Embed code, Accident report]

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