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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229930
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:13-OCT-2019
Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC225LP Super Puma
Owner/operator:Aviation Unit, Tokyo Fire Department
Registration: JA62HC
C/n / msn: 2901
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Iwaki city, Fukushima prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An old woman was accidentally dropped from a height of 40 meters during hoisted up by a rescue helicopter during rescue from a flood by Typhoon Hagibis. The victim was sent to hospital, however, she was dead. The harness of the rescuer was not hooked to the hoist wire at the time of the accident.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191013-00000126-kyodonews-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191013-00000043-mai-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191013-00000548-san-soci
https://news.tv-asahi.co.jp/news_society/articles/000166711.html
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191013-00000104-asahi-soci
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/13/national/fukushima-woman-rescued-helicopter-dies-accidentally-dropped-ground/?hootPostID=63ad8d1e8d36fce12994848b66e9c7b1#.XaNRNeczbUZ
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https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9427625
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VlzOZm0hFk (Not for the faint hearted)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2019 12:02 isamuel Added
13-Oct-2019 12:02 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities]
13-Oct-2019 13:56 Geno Updated [Source]
13-Oct-2019 15:45 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2019 16:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
13-Oct-2019 16:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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