Accident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri SP-WAM, 12 Jun 2009
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65657
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Time:20:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Helikoptery Wanicki
Registration: SP-WAM
MSN: 1125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jaworze, near Bielsko Biala -   Poland
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Rolled over on take-off.

A mistake in the piloting technique, involving the introduction of the helicopter into a dragged state of the lift rotor during take-off, which led to an uncontrolled landing and a collision with the ground.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

13-Jun-2009 05:22 signaal Added
13-Jun-2009 11:09 signaal Updated
28-Jul-2009 06:43 RobertMB Updated
28-Jul-2009 06:44 RobertMB Updated
10-Mar-2013 11:32 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Nov-2020 11:00 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source]
04-Nov-2020 11:02 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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