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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69320
Last updated: 14 November 2020
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Date:02-SEP-2009
Time:c. 09:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B430 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 430
Owner/operator:Andhra Pradesh Government
Registration: VT-APG
C/n / msn: 49049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Rudrakonda, Kurnool District -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Begumpet, Hyderabad (VOHY)
Destination airport:Anuppalle helipad near Chitoor, Andhra Pradesh
Investigating agency: DGAC India
Narrative:
Crashed in heavily forested area.
The dead included YSR Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh state.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20090909X30343&key=1
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/Crash-site-shows-signs-of-explosion-on-impact/article16508146.ece

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2009 05:18 harro Added
02-Dec-2012 13:27 TB Updated [Date, Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
04-Jan-2018 21:07 harro Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 17:00 Ajai Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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