Incident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri G-TIMO, 28 May 2022
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Time:c. 12:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:T Clark Aviation LLP
Registration: G-TIMO
MSN: 1532
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Denton, near Wheatley, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Denton, near Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri crashed at a private tennis court in Denton, near Wheatley, Oxfordshire.The four occupants escaped without reported injuries. The incident was the subject of an AAIB Correspondence-only report, and the folllowing is the sumary from that report...

"The pilot reported that this was the first time he had taken off with rear seat passengers onboard. There was a 9 kt wind from the left and the helicopter yawed to the left when it became light on the skids. He continued to pull up on the collective lever and, with the forward part of the right skid still in contact with the ground, the helicopter dynamically rolled onto its right side".



1. AAIB Correspondence-only report:
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Revision history:

28-May-2022 20:42 gerard57 Added
28-May-2022 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
28-May-2022 23:01 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-May-2022 07:01 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
29-May-2022 09:19 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
11-Aug-2022 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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