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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239677
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 205
Owner/operator:Pegasus Aviacion opf FAASA (Fumigacion Aerea Andaluza)
Registration: EC-GOF
C/n / msn: 5580
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cortijo El Rincón, Lúcar (Almería) -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
While manoeuvring to discharge a load of water it was suddenly caught by a strong tailwind and began to rotate to the right. The pilot elected to carry out an autorotation but the helicopter landed hard and rolled over onto its left side. The pilot was injured.


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

Revision history:

09-Aug-2020 17:10 harro Added
11-Aug-2020 20:12 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]
16-Sep-2020 08:53 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2020 09:24 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2020 12:06 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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