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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 131502
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:17-JUN-2011
Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:First Class Group
Registration: PR-OMO
C/n / msn: 4610
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ponte de Itapororoca Beach -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Porto Seguro
Destination airport:Trancoso
Narrative:
According to authorities, the incident occurred in the coastal zone in the resort town of Porto Seguro late on Friday local time. The helicopter, which was carrying seven people crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast. Rescuers have found at the crash site a woman's body and two children. Another passenger was found alive. She immediately sent to the intensive care unit of a nearby hospital. Three people are reported missing. Brigade rescuers continue the search operation on the scene.

CFIT in poor weather.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://mysouth.su/2011/06/the-helicopter-crashed-into-the-sea-off-the-coast-of-brazil-killing-three-people]
http://m.estadao.com.br/noticias/cidades,helicoptero-cai-em-porto-seguro,733860.htm
http://www2.anac.gov.br/segVoo/pdf/pr_omo_17_06_11.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2011 02:50 gerard57 Added
18-Jun-2011 03:15 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Source]
18-Jun-2011 11:02 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
18-Jun-2011 12:52 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
19-Jun-2011 04:59 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Operator]
30-Sep-2016 17:03 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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