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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222281
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:26-FEB-2019
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 412
Owner/operator:Brigada de Refuerzo en Incendios Forestales (BRIF)
Registration: EC-MAQ
C/n / msn: 33032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Belmonte de Miranda -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Tabuyo del Monte
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was trying to pick up water, when the tail rotor crash with a tree.

Sources:

https://www.ileon.com/actualidad/094926/accidente-sin-danos-personales-del-helicoptero-de-las-brif-de-tabuyo-en-asturias
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/02/26/in-pics-helicopter-tackling-wildfire-in-spain-plunges-into-river-after-clipping-trees/
https://www.lavozdeasturias.es/noticia/asturias/2019/02/26/helicoptero-precipita-rio-belmonte/00031551198101119143105.htm
https://www.elcomercio.es/asturias/incendios-forestales-asturias-20190226154237-nt.html
https://twitter.com/AT_Brif/status/1100417815977381888
https://fireaviation.com/2019/02/28/bell-412-lands-in-water-after-tail-rotor-strike-while-refilling-water-bucket/
http://www.aviationcorner.net/show_photo_en.asp?id=498792

Media:


Images:

Photo of EC-MAQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Alicante - Muchamiel (LEMU)
13 February 2020; (c) Sir Hofma


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2019 18:47 cear2002 Added
26-Feb-2019 18:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Embed code]
26-Feb-2019 23:13 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
02-Mar-2019 02:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Mar-2019 20:24 Geno Updated [Source, Embed code]

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