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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179049
Last updated: 1 August 2019
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Date:26-AUG-2015
Time:12:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:INAER Aviation Italia
Registration: I-COLK
C/n / msn: 31119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Accident
Location:Sassofortino (GR) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Narrative:
The winch cable broke when it hit a powerline during a HEMS winching operation; a doctor and a paramedic were dropped from about 8 meters, and were taken to a hospital with multiple injuries.
There was no damage to the helicopter itself.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/cgi-bin/ita/Relazione%20%20I-COLK.pdf
http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail_relazioni.asp?ID=1956

http://iltirreno.gelocal.it/grosseto/cronaca/2015/08/26/news/si-rompe-il-cavo-medico-e-infermiere-precipitano-dall-elisoccorso-1.11990410

https://www.emergency-live.com/it/news/dramma-in-elisoccorso-incidente-per-il-pegaso-della-regione-toscana-un-morto-e-2-feriti-gravi/
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/08/incidente-per-un-elicottero-dellelisoccorso-in-toscana-un-morto-e-due-feriti/490807/

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation ANSV-2/2316-15/1/A/17 issued by ANSV to ENAC

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: ANSV
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2015 07:51 MKAP Added
27-Aug-2015 15:11 Aerossurance Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 17:18 rrea Updated [Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 18:23 Anon. Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Aug-2015 19:53 Chieftain Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
28-Aug-2015 08:25 Anon. Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Aug-2015 18:25 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
31-Aug-2015 04:15 Anon. Updated [Source]
05-Oct-2015 08:26 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Feb-2017 09:38 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source]
30-Apr-2017 07:31 Aerossurance Updated [Location]

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