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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156957
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:21-JUN-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Prabhatam Aviation
Registration: VT-PED
C/n / msn: 7100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kedarnath town, Uttarakhand state -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A private helicopter, which was deployed for rescue operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand state, crashed after the main rotorblades hit an obstactle.

The pilot was injured.

Sources:

http://www.rangdeindia.jp/detailnews/sitenews/accident/uttarakhand-chopper-crashes-no-casualty/40643
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://en.shafaqna.com/component/k2/item/18416-thousands-trapped-by-india-floods-as-deaths-near-600.html]
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2013/2013.semaine.27.pdf
https://www.indiatoday.in/india/north/story/chopper-deployed-for-rescue-operations-crashes-iaf-rescues-pilots-167579-2013-06-21


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2013 13:38 gerard57 Added
12-Jul-2013 19:10 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
28-Jul-2013 05:09 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source]
24-Sep-2016 07:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Nature]

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