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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182228
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Time:08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger III
Registration: LV-VFD
C/n / msn: 4229
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Potrerillos dam in the city of Lujan de Cuyo -   Argentina
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter crashed while filming for a reality programme.
Both occupants died in the crash.
The initial report indicates that the aircraft took off from the airfield La Puntilla (Mendoza) at around 07:30 local time (10:30 UTC), with the aim of making a transfer flight. At about 08:00 (1100 UTC) there was an impact with the water, after which the aircraft sank to a depth of 60 meters.


Revision history:

12-Dec-2015 18:09 gerard57 Added
12-Dec-2015 18:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
12-Dec-2015 18:14 harro Updated [Narrative]
13-Dec-2015 11:49 Chieftain Updated [Source]
13-Dec-2015 16:33 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2015 22:36 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2015 13:57 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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