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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137857
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Date:05-AUG-2011
Time:07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Elitrentino s.r.l.
Registration: I-AMVZ
C/n / msn: 4685
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Celledizzo di Pejo (Trento) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was engaged in operations of aerial job.
According to the first hypotheses, the helicopter was hovering at little distance from the ground, waiting before unloading three workers. Maybe the blades hit the rock, then the heli crashed and caught fire. The pilot died, one of the occupants was lightly injured.
ANSV has opened the safety investigation.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/It/PrinterFriendly.asp?ID=1463
http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/cronaca/2011/08/05/news/trentino-precipita-elicottero-muore-pilota-4739065
http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7096471&nseq=4 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2011 01:25 Anon. Added
06-Aug-2011 01:28 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Aug-2011 04:33 mhab Updated [Source]
06-Aug-2011 09:25 Certosino Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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