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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235088
Last updated: 17 May 2020
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Date:15-APR-2020
Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 532UL Cougar
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bouihl-Devant, Hautes-Pyrenees -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The military helicopter from the 5th Combat Helicopter Regiment (RHC) of Pau crashed under unknown circumstances during a training exercise.
Two occupants died and five were injured. Two of the injured were taken care of by rescue team while they were in a state of absolute emergency.

Sources:

https://www.sudouest.fr/2020/04/15/hautes-pyrenees-un-helicoptere-du-5e-rhc-de-pau-s-ecrase-au-nord-de-tarbes-7414237-4344.php
https://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/deux-morts-dans-l-accident-d-un-helicoptere-militaire-dans-les-hautes-pyrenees-20200415
https://www.ouest-france.fr/faits-divers/accidents/hautes-pyrenees-deux-morts-dans-l-accident-d-un-helicoptere-militaire-6809146
https://www.ladepeche.fr/2020/04/15/un-helicoptere-militaire-secrase-dans-les-hautes-pyrenees,8848260.php
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/un-helicoptere-du-5e-rhc-de-pau-s-abime-dans-les-hautes-pyrenees-1586966370
https://actu17.fr/hautes-pyrenees-un-helicoptere-militaire-sest-ecrase-pres-de-tarbes-2-morts-et-5-blesses/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2020 16:52 gerard57 Added
15-Apr-2020 17:17 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Apr-2020 17:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2020 17:27 RobertMB Updated [Source]
15-Apr-2020 20:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Apr-2020 21:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Apr-2020 21:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo]
16-Apr-2020 09:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo]
16-Apr-2020 17:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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