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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175026
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:31-MAR-2015
Time:22:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV
Owner/operator:Inversiones Santa Francisca
Registration: CC-APP
C/n / msn: 52182
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Andes Mountain near Llanta -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chamonate (SCHA)
Destination airport:Chamonate (SCHA)
Narrative:
The area had been affected by heavy rains that caused extensive floods that destroyed the water system of the area, the helicopter was flying with 3 engineer to analyze the situation and begin repairs. The aircraft went missing 31 March and was found days later. Wire strike. Post crash fire.

Sources:

https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/2015/04/02/encuentran-helicoptero-extraviado-desde-el-martes.shtml
http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/5504836/Chile-desaparece-helicoptero-pilotado-por-familiar-de-la-presidenta-Bachelet-01042015
https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20150408X54634&key=1&queryId=cbce1868-cf06-4623-a223-fd5821acbc1a&pgno=1&pgsize=200


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Apr-2015 15:59 avtat Added
02-Apr-2015 19:33 Aerossurance Updated [Date, Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2015 19:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
03-May-2015 20:53 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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