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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216407
Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:17-OCT-2018
Time:22:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic NH90 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
NHIndustries NH90 Caïman
Owner/operator:Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre (ALAT)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:BPC Dixmude, 130 km off Dunkirk -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BPC Dixmude
Destination airport:BPC Dixmude
Narrative:
The NH90 helicopter of 1er RHC crashed on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship BPC Dixmude (L9015). Four sailors on the flight deck were injured, one severely. The most seriously injured sailor was airlifted to Percy hospital of Clamart near Paris. The helicopter crew was able to escape unharmed. The aircraft sustained significant damage. The ship's flight deck was damaged. At the time of the accident there was just 10 knots wind. The accident occurred while the vessel was en route to take part in NATO exercise "Trident Juncture 18".

Sources:

https://www.meretmarine.com/fr/content/grave-accident-dhelicoptere-sur-le-bpc-dixmude
http://lemamouth.blogspot.com/2018/10/accident-sur-le-dixmude-un-blesse-grave.html
https://www.defense.gouv.fr/operations/actualites2/accident-aeronautique-a-bord-du-bpc-dixmude
http://www.opex360.com/2018/10/19/un-marin-du-bpc-dixmude-gravement-blesse-apres-laccident-dun-helicoptere-nh-90-de-larmee-de-terre/
https://www.letelegramme.fr/france/marine-un-blesse-grave-apres-le-crash-d-un-helicoptere-sur-le-dixmude-19-10-2018-12110932.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2018 08:27 Iceman 29 Added
19-Oct-2018 08:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 09:03 harro Updated [Date]
19-Oct-2018 09:05 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 09:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 10:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 19:41 Anon. Updated [Source]
20-Oct-2018 13:19 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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