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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237690
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Date:06-JUL-2020
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Helitrans Pyrinees
Registration: EC-MVV
C/n / msn: 2456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:La Vansa i Fórnols, near Sant Marc -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Seo De Urgel-Aeroport De La Seu (LEU/LESU)
Destination airport:Seo De Urgel-Aeroport De La Seu (LEU/LESU)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Narrative:
The helicopter was carrying out concrete piling work. While doing this a member of the ground party injured their hand. The pilot decided to land on a nearby road to pick him up and take him to the La Seo d'Urgell airfield, from which they had departed. During the transfer flight, the aircraft crashed into the ground and caught fire. The two occupants died on impact and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

https://www.eldiario.es/catalunya/fallecen-accidente-helicoptero-trabajadores-mantenimiento-linea-electrica-pirineo_1_6084892.html
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.lavanguardia.com/sucesos/20200706/482152544010/helicoptero-estrella-la-seu-urgell.html%3ffacet=amp
https://www.mitma.gob.es/organos-colegiados/ciaiac/investigacion/2020

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/51587_1568553313.jpg (photo)



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2020 12:54 gerard57 Added
06-Jul-2020 15:06 cear2002 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
06-Jul-2020 15:07 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
06-Jul-2020 15:25 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2020 18:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code]
06-Jul-2020 18:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
06-Sep-2020 15:54 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Embed code]
06-Sep-2020 16:05 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]

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