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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47795
Last updated: 16 January 2019
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Date:15-MAR-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta II
Owner/operator:Helirent
Registration: OO-SHT
C/n / msn: 3190
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kerniel, Borgloon, Limburg, Flanders -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 15-03-2003 at Kerniel, Borgloon, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium (at approximate co ordinates 5049 'N, 522' E); the two persons on board were killed. According to a contemporary press report (see link #5) roughly translated into English:

"Pilot is not at fault in crash of helicopter
24/03/2003 at 09:48 by GPD

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed Saturday, March 15th in Kerniel (Borgloon) has completed all flight conditions in accordance with the rules. The initial findings show that he was not at fault, and that the helicopter crash was caused by a blade of the main rotor was beaten by the tail boom.

This is evident from an investigation into the crash of Air Accident Investigation Unit Belgium, commissioned by the department of Civil Aviation. In the accident, two people were killed. After the 14-year-old Peter Zegers was buried Friday, Saturday under massive interest has also said goodbye pilot Sonja Winsels"

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl [Scamble 287]
2. http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=305580
3. http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/r22show.asp?start=3151&count=50
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borgloon
5. http://www.hbvl.be/cnt/oid237137/archief-pilote-treft-geen-schuld-bij-crash-van-helikopter


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2011 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2016 20:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
27-Sep-2016 19:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2016 19:04 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Sep-2016 19:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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