Accident Robinson R44 Raven II TG-VSL, 21 Feb 2021
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248119
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R44 Raven II
Registration: TG-VSL
MSN: 14325
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Atitlan, Panajachel, Sololá -   Guatemala
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Hotel Atitlan Panajachel
Destination airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT)
Investigating agency: SVIA Guatemala
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Robinson R44 II helicopter took off from the International Airport "La Aurora" at 07:17 local time, 13:17 UTC bound for Hotel Atitlan Panajachel, department of Sololá, with the intention to pick up two passengers. Subsequently, on take off from the heliport of the hotel at 10:15 local time, it crashed and fell on the shore of the lake, partially partially submerged in the water.
The pilot and the two passengers were were assisted by people who were near the area.

Sources: (photo)


Revision history:

22-Feb-2021 12:20 gerard57 Added
22-Feb-2021 12:24 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
22-Feb-2021 12:35 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2021 12:42 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Feb-2021 12:47 harro Updated [Embed code, Damage]
05-Mar-2021 20:15 harro Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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