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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199101
Last updated: 24 September 2017
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Date:20-AUG-2017
Time:12:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Écureuil
Owner/operator:Everjets, lsf Helicopter Travel Munich
Registration: OE-XTM
C/n / msn: 7148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cabril, Castro Daire -   Portugal
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Armamar Heli Base
Destination airport:Armamar Heli Base
Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Narrative:
The helicopter was engaged in fire fighting operations. After carrying out the second dump, it hit high voltage wires and crashed. A post-impact fire erupted. The pilot (51) trapped inside, died in the crash.

Sources:

www.reuters.com
https://www.publico.pt/2017/08/20/sociedade/noticia/helicoptero-caiu-no-combate-a-fogo-em-castro-daire-1782836
http://olemejornais.com/2017/08/20/helic-ptero-da-everjet-cai-no-combate-aos-inc-ndios-e/
http://www.gpiaa.gov.pt/
http://www.helitravel.de/2010/01/oe-xtm-as-350-b3-ecureuiloe-xoh-as-350-b3-ecureuil/?lang=en


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2017 18:03 gerard57 Added
20-Aug-2017 18:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
21-Aug-2017 10:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Aug-2017 10:14 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
21-Aug-2017 19:34 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
21-Aug-2017 19:45 harro Updated [Source]
01-Sep-2017 09:17 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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