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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218370
Last updated: 22 March 2019
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Date:22-NOV-2018
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Lifestyle Helicopter Leasing INC
Registration: N124ML
C/n / msn: 1262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:24 miles (39 km) NW of La Romana -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio San Juan
Destination airport:S of La Romana
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Río San Juan to La Romana Int’l airport MDLR with 5 peoples on board, after having been transfered to the La Romana tower the pilot reported being 6 miles NW out and the tower report with the traffic inside, Clear to land. Around 30 seconds after the controller lost the visual contact with the helicopter and called couples of times with no answer. the helicopter crashed and all POB died.

ex.N523AL, N882DD, N38VC.

Sources:

http://costaverdedr.com/hallan-muertos-a-los-seis-ocupantes-de-helicoptero-desaparecido-en-la-romana/
https://listindiario.com/la-republica/2018/11/23/542856/desaparece-helicoptero-que-salio-de-rio-san-juan-con-6-personas-a-bordo
https://es.rodexo.com/2018/11/23/buscan-helicoptero-desaparecio-con-5-turistas-y-su-piloto-en-trayecto-a-la-romana/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/5-killed-after-helicopter-crashes-in-dominican-republic/2018/11/23/e84b3b74-ef42-11e8-8b47-bd0975fd6199_story.html?utm_term=.73108becadd3
https://www.bea.aero/index.php?id=40&L=1&news=20333&cHash=71bb5b24c0eebd204dfb2e0b337b6130
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https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=124ML
http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/540/540028.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2018 07:29 gerard57 Added
23-Nov-2018 08:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
23-Nov-2018 20:42 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 20:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
23-Nov-2018 20:54 Captain Adam Updated [Operator]
23-Nov-2018 20:55 A.J. Scholten Updated [Operator, Source]
23-Nov-2018 21:16 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature]
23-Nov-2018 22:03 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
23-Nov-2018 22:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Nov-2018 11:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Dec-2018 14:39 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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