ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121035
Last updated: 22 September 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350 Squirrel
Owner/operator:13 Sqn, Pakistan Army Aviation
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Lehtrar Road/Burma Bridge, Korang Nullah, Islamabad -   Pakistan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Qasim-Rawalpindi Air Base (OPQS)
Destination airport:Qasim-Rawalpindi Air Base (OPQS)
An three-seater helicopter “Squirell” of Pakistan Army Aviation after flying from aviation’s Dhamyal Base Rawalpindi developed some technical fault which forced the pilot to make emergency landing near Lehtrar Road/Burma Bridge (Burma Pull) Korang Nullah, in Islamabad

All the three personnel on board including Pilot, Co-pilot and a crew member remained unhurt during the landing but the helicopter suffered a partial damage at tail end and window on impact.

The ICT police officials including DIG Bin Yameen visited the site of the landing that was cordoned off by the Elite-force and assisted by traffic wardens. According to a DAWN news report, the fault was removed after a five-hour repair work, and then the helicopter was flown back to its base.



Revision history:

10-Mar-2011 13:12 Black Typhoon Added
10-Mar-2011 20:27 Black Typhoon Updated [Time]
02-May-2011 17:51 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Aug-2014 19:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description