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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33340
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:18-SEP-1998
Time:13:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-2 JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Atlântico Sul Aerotáxi
Registration: PT-HTL
MSN: 1408
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Nova Cantu, Paraná -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nova Cantu, Paraná
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The helicopter took off carrying two technicians from Furnas Central Electrics to perform an inspection flight in the power transmission towers.
After performing about twenty take-offs, alternating technicians that the accompanied, the pilot proceeded to land in order to embark a technician and transport him to the next tower.
At the end of the approach, already with the helicopter in the ground effect, the technician approached the helicopter without permission of the pilot. At this moment, the pilot lost control of the aircraft.
The helicopter rolled sideways to the right, colliding the main rotor blade with the ground and tipping sideways over the technician on the outside, causing him fatal injuries. The pilot was unharmed and the technician on board suffered minor injuries. The aircraft has suffered serious damage.

The helicopter was repaired and re-certified by ANAC. It was flown till the present without any other incident or accident.

Sources:

O Estado de S.Paulo 20 September 1998, p34 (photo)

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
12-Apr-2015 13:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Apr-2015 13:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Feb-2019 12:19 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
17-Feb-2019 12:29 harro Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2020 07:25 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Operator, Source]
05-Jul-2020 07:31 harro Updated [Nature, Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]
16-Sep-2021 08:40 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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