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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213024
Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:07-JUL-2018
Time:16:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven
Owner/operator:Troliga Bus
Registration: OM-TTM
C/n / msn: 1633
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kanas near Presov -   Slovakia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kanas
Destination airport:Unknown
Investigating agency: LNVU
Narrative:
A helicopter operated by pilot-owner took off from a field in the village of Kanas near Presov, After take off the R44 accelerated on a low level towards the south east and hit a 110kV power line. The helicopter cut the lines and hit the ground. The pilot died in the accident.

The pilot performed a non-standard procedure to climb out after takeoff and had overlooked the power lines.

Sources:

https://presov.korzar.sme.sk/c/20865821/pri-presove-havaroval-vrtulnik-jeden-clovek-prisiel-o-zivot.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: LNVU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2018 08:01 tisic Added
08-Jul-2018 08:06 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Embed code]
26-Oct-2018 18:50 harro Updated [Time, Location, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]
26-Oct-2018 18:51 harro Updated [Phase]

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