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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215552
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:02-APR-2018
Time:11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-HHNC
C/n / msn: 45790
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:nr Uetersen/Heist Airport -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Uetersen/Heist Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter lost engine power shortly after takeoff. A forced landing was performed in a forest. During examination of the wreckage the BFU powered up the fuel pumps. Leakage occurred at the B-nut screw fitting at the fuel pipe from the fuel filter to the engine fuel pump. The B-nut was finger tight.

Sources:

http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/tree-top-autorotation-b-nut/
https://www.bfu-web.de/EN/Publications/Investigation%20Report/2018/FReport_18-0324-3X_Bell206_Uetersen.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

https://www.helis.com/database/cn/31862/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2018 19:34 harro Added
30-Dec-2018 15:25 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2019 18:40 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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