ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30773
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:On September 25, 2004, at approximately 17:00 central daylight time, a Garlick UH-1H helicopter, Cilean registration CC-CNJ, was destroyed upon impact with terrain following a loss of control while maneuvering, near San Felipe, Republic of Chile.
|C/n / msn:|| 5146|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||San Felipe -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||Copiapo, Chile|
The commercial pilot and passenger were fatally injured. The helicopter, Bell serial number 5146 (ex-65-10101), was registered to and operated by LASSA of Santiago, Chile.
Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the ferry flight for which a VFR flight plan had been filed. The flight originated from Copiapo', Chile approximately 35 minutes earlier.
Aeronautical authorities evaluated the damage to the helicopter. They reported that a post impact fire destroyed the helicopter. They further reported that the tail rotor blades were shipped to the manufacturer for further examination.
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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