Accident Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 VT-EKZ, 22 Sep 2004
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Date:22-SEP-2004
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Pawan Hans Helicopters (PHHL)
Registration: VT-EKZ
MSN: 6209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Shillong, Meghalaya -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tura
Destination airport:Shillong
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
After around 10 minutes of flying, when the pilot contacted Shillong ALG he was informed about deteriorating trend of weather up to the extent of thunderstorm and visibility reducing to 1000m. At 1315 hrs the pilot informed ALG that he was returning back to Guwahati. Approximately four minutes later the helicopter crashed and was destroyed by impact and post impact fire.

Sources:

http://archive.indianexpress.com/oldStory/55679/
http://www.dgca.gov.in/accident/acc04.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
27-Sep-2010 12:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Damage]
14-Apr-2012 08:53 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category, ]
04-Jun-2012 13:00 harro Updated [Date]
16-Dec-2012 10:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2016 15:45 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]

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