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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122070
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Time:14:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helibras HB.350B Esquilo
Owner/operator:Marrone Singer
Registration: PT-HMU
C/n / msn: HB1059/1667
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clovis Bevilácqua, São José do RIo Preto, 438 km from São Paulo -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:São José do Rio Preto (SBCT)
Destination airport:SBSP
A helicopter model Esquilo, with three people aboard, crashed at about 14:45 pm on Monday in Sao Jose do Rio Preto (438 km from Sao Paulo). According to a rough translation of a contemporary newspaper report (link #4):

"The singer Marrone, double hinterland Bruno e Marrone is admitted to the base hospital of São José do Rio Preto, a city 438 km from the state capital, on the afternoon of Monday (May 2). According to a spokesperson from the hospital, he was admitted as conscious with minor injuries.

The secretary it is also admitted in the same hospital, but the advisory could not say what his state was. A medical bulletin on the health of both will not be disclosed until 18 hrs.

Marrone, the Secretary and the helicopter pilot singer injured after the aircraft's dual hinterland crashed soon after taking off from Rio Preto airport. The pilot arrived at the Santa Casa da city with the severed left foot and conscious, according to a spokesperson. He also broke an arm and at around 16:30, was in the operating room to try to reconstruct the foot. According to the Military Police of the municipality, the accident occurred near a stream in the park's exhibition center. The aircraft crashed into a tower and then a tree before hitting the ground. Despite the crash, it did not explode.

The accident occurred at 14:43 on the street Clovis Bevilácqua in Vila Airport. According to Daesp (Airway Department of the State of São Paulo) the aircraft has the prefix PT-HMU.

The advice of the double hinterland confirmed that three people were aboard the aircraft: the pilot, the singer Marrone and his secretary, called Jardel. The occurrence was recorded in the 2nd Precinct (Precinct), São José do Rio Preto.

According to a spokeswoman, the duo hinterland did a show on Sunday night (May 1) in Curitiba. Marrone returned to St. Paul to see his daughter, when the accident occurred. In the double agenda, participation, on Tuesday (May 3), at the wedding of singer Jorge, double hinterland Jorge e Mateus in Goiânia (GO) was scheduled.

The Cenipa (Center for Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents) was activated to investigate the case. He should go to the site soon to examine the wreckage."


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Revision history:

03-May-2011 01:28 Edson Dantas Added
03-May-2011 03:36 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
03-May-2011 03:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2011 03:44 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
08-Aug-2014 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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