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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189150
Last updated: 21 February 2019
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Date:08-AUG-2016
Time:c 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Fishtail Air
Registration: 9N-AKA
C/n / msn: 2766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Betani jungle of Madanpur, Nuwakot district -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Gorkha
Destination airport:Katmandu
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed in mountainous jungle at 5500ft AMSL.
All seven on board (a 5 day old baby being taken for treatment, five adults and pilot) died.

Sources:

www.himalyantimes.com
http://english.onlinekhabar.com/2016/08/08/383395
http://kathmandutoday.com/2016/08/207058.html#sthash.qp4Tsb3R.dpuf
https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/7-infant-dead-fishtail-air-chopper-crash-nepal/
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/08/c_135576167.htm

Last occurence with this aircraft in 2014:
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=170639


Images:



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2016 09:00 gerard57 Added
08-Aug-2016 09:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 09:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 10:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
08-Aug-2016 12:37 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
08-Aug-2016 14:11 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 16:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 17:11 Aviation Nepal Updated [Photo, ]
09-Aug-2016 15:23 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
09-Aug-2016 15:47 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Narrative]

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