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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176588
Last updated: 16 April 2019
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Date:02-JUN-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3+ Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Mountain Helicopters
Registration: 9N-AJP
C/n / msn: 4681
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sindhupalchowk district -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed while carrying out relief operations. Wire strike following distraction by passenger. Fatigue a factor. A post-crash fire consumed the wreckage.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/helicopter-crashes-in-earthquake-hit-nepal-4-killed-768076

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/four-killed-in-chopper-crash-in-nepal-second-accident-in-less-than-a-month/article1-1354011.aspx
https://www.nu.nl/buitenland/4060565/nederlandse-arts-omgekomen-bij-crash-helikopter-in-nepal.html
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2015-10-08/passenger-distraction-caused-june-2-chopper-crash-probe.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2015 14:03 Anon. Added
02-Jun-2015 14:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
02-Jun-2015 16:58 Chieftain Updated [Phase, Source]
09-Oct-2015 14:18 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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