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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89268
Last updated: 27 May 2019
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Date:20-JAN-2011
Time:c. 12:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helibrás HA-1 Esquilo (AS 350)
Owner/operator:Brazilian Army Aviation
Registration: EB-1032
C/n / msn: 2770/HB....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Campo do Coelho, Nova Friburgo, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:CGH Sao Paulo, Congonhas Airport, Brazil
Destination airport:CGH Sao Paulo, Congonhas Airport, Brazil
Narrative:
This helicopter was been used to SAR mission at Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro caused by flooding and mudslide catastrophe. Initial reports suggest that the wind gust during landing procedure caused the accident. The helicopter made an emergency lading onto a large pile of manure(!) which seems to have prevented the five persons on board (pilot, two soldiers, and two Red Cross personnel) from sustaining serious injuries.

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/sectionhome/sectiondefault.aspx?navigationid=197&categoryid=10254&slotid=7
2. http://g1.globo.com/rio-de-janeiro/chuvas-no-rj/noticia/2011/01/exercito-afirma-que-helicoptero-sofreu-queda-em-friburgo.html
3. http://www.vnews.com.br/noticia.php?id=88558&id2=1
4. http://www.elmundo.es/america/2011/01/20/brasil/1295547013.html?a=MULB2ef582227a566373f9e6d88cc4a84c5b&t=1295548346&numero
5. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/16597/
6. http://www.airfln.com.br/detalhe.php?id_foto=1925
7. http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/helicoptero-do-exercito-sofre-acidente.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2011 14:49 Anon. Added
20-Jan-2011 17:39 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
22-Jan-2011 01:24 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
22-Jan-2011 09:05 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2011 12:04 rvargast17 Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Mar-2013 12:51 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Mar-2013 12:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Aug-2014 18:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2015 11:22 TB Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]

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