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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144582
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Date:24-MAR-2012
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Fishtail Air
Registration: 9N-AKA
MSN: 2766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Baglung district -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Pokhara Airport - VNPL
Destination airport:Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
Narrative:
The tail rotor of an Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil suffered minor damage after it stuck the ground while attempting to land near Dholpatan Hunting Reserve, Baglung district.

All six occupants escaped unhurt.

Sources:

https://www.thehimalayantimes.com/?s=Chopper+accident
https://www.thehimalayantimes.com/?s=Fishtail+chopper+suffers+tail+rotor+strike%E2%80%9A+all+on+board+safe
http://www.ekantipur.com/2012/03/24/top-story/fishtail-chopper-suffers-minor-crash-all-safe/351125.html


http://fishtailair.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/new-b2-helicopter.jpg (photo)

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Oct 2014 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 0 Dolpa sub
8 Aug 2016 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 7 Betani jungle of Madanpur, Nuwakot district w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2012 03:16 gerard57 Added
25-Mar-2012 05:05 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2012 05:05 RobertMB Updated [Phase]

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