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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184781
Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:21-FEB-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Policía de la Provincia de Córdoba
Registration: LQ-CFI
C/n / msn: 4940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cerro Uritorco -   Argentina
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Córdoba International Airport
Destination airport:Cerro Uritorco
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed while attempting a landing in the Uritorco mountains.
The occupants were injured. The helicopter overturned and caught fire. A video of the accident suggests the blades could have brushed against the mountain.
At the time of the accident the helicopter operated on a rescue flight for a paraglider pilot who had suffered multiple fractures.

Sources:

https://jiaac.gob.ar/files/34552-16.pdf

https://tn.com.ar/sociedad/cordoba-impactante-asi-se-precipito-el-helicoptero-que-quiso-rescatar-un-bailarin-de-showmatch_654296
http://jiaac.gob.ar/files/34552/2016.pdf
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/perte-de-controle-en-vol-stationnaire-lors-dune-operation-de-secours-collision-avec-le-sol/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2016 21:06 Black Typhoon Added
23-Feb-2016 21:09 harro Updated [Narrative]
24-Feb-2016 20:57 Anon. Updated [Damage]
01-May-2016 06:59 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
01-May-2016 07:07 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2017 17:56 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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