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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215136
Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:05-SEP-2018
Time:c17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven
Owner/operator:Workpress Aviation
Registration: OK-BAJ
C/n / msn: 2037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Plzen -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed on the roof of a factory, there were no employees inside at the time of the accident. According to the Czech press the helicopter had experienced technical problems. All four occupants died in the crash (Czech pilot and three Thai nationals). Video taken by car driver shortly before the accident shows the strange attitude of the helicopter in flight, at the present time it is difficult to say, wheter it was a result of technical malfunction or a unruly piloting.

Sources:

https://plzen.idnes.cz/plzen-vrtulnik-pad-hala-0sf-/plzen-zpravy.aspx?c=A180905_173939_plzen-zpravy_zuf
https://lionline.sk/foto-na-zinkovnu-v-plzni-sa-zrutil-vrtulnik-pocul-som-velky-hukot-a-nastalo-ticho-hovori-svedok/

https://video.aktualne.cz/z-domova/ridic-natocil-vrtulnik-v-plzni-par-minut-pred-padem-na-halu/r~391e9626b1aa11e8b3e20cc47ab5f122/?redirected=1536223761

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2018 17:41 gerard57 Added
05-Sep-2018 18:19 Anon. Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2018 18:36 ctyone Updated [Cn]
05-Sep-2018 19:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
05-Sep-2018 21:45 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Sep-2018 08:58 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Sep-2018 10:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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