Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil 5Y-HNB,
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Date:Tuesday 21 November 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Pro Flight Ltd
Registration: 5Y-HNB
MSN: 4108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Masalani, Garissa County -   Kenya
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An exam official was struck and killed by the tail rotor in Masalani, Kenya, The tail rotor of the helicopter broke off. The helicopter was collecting examination papers due to recent floods in the region


History of this aircraft


Revision history:

21-Nov-2023 09:00 gerard57 Added
21-Nov-2023 09:41 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Nov-2023 09:42 harro Updated [Nature, Narrative]
21-Nov-2023 16:16 Captain Adam Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2023 17:22 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2023 17:22 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
27-Nov-2023 12:16 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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