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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33300
Last updated: 13 June 2019
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Date:09-NOV-1998
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Transener SA
Registration: LV-WMP
C/n / msn: 4239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camino del Buen Ayre, 38 km NW of Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Don Torcuato Airport, Buenos Aires
Destination airport:Neuquen
Narrative:
Crashed 09-11-1998: The helicopter and another Transener Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (LV-WMV) had departed their base at Don Torcuato Airport, Buenos Aires at about 08:45 Local time, and were en route to Henderson and Neuquen to carry out power line inspections. However, about 15 minutes after take-off, the two helicopters came into collision over Camino del Buen Ayre, 38 km NW of Buenos Aires. Both helicopters subsequently went out of control and crashed.

The pilot of LV-WMP (the sole person on board) survived; however, one of the two persons on board Bell 206B-3 LV-WMV sustained fatal injuries.

Sources:

1. http://www.bellhelicopter.com/en/support/flightsafety/pdf/destroyed.pdf
2. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Jan-2009 11:36 harro Updated
22-Aug-2016 12:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2016 12:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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