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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59542
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Date:12-APR-2009
Time:11:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Z-9A Haitun (SA 365N2)
Owner/operator:China General Aviation Corp.
Registration: B-7109
C/n / msn: 045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waigaoqiao Port, Shanghai -   China
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter had just taken off from the deck of an icebreaker when it lost power and crashed into the sea. One man was initially missing, three others injured. The helicopter had been used on a polar survey mission and was about to return to base. The body of the missing man was found one week later.

Sources:

https://suomenkuvalehti.fi/kuvat/2009/04/13/china-helicopter-crash
Scramble 361


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2009 00:48 slowkid Added
21-Apr-2009 20:42 slowkid Updated
31-Oct-2012 04:57 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
12-Dec-2012 14:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
02-Feb-2013 10:58 TB Updated [Source, Damage]
02-Feb-2013 11:09 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]

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