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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156777
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:19-JUN-2013
Time:16:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Fishtail Air
Registration: I-VIEW
MSN: 3899
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tumkot, Muchu VDC, Humla district -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hilsa
Destination airport:Simkot
Narrative:
The helicopter was on a rescue mission in the flooded area of Humla, when it crashed on the banks of the Karnali River. It broke in two and reportedly caught fire.
There were six persons on board. One passenger was killed. The Italian pilot and four passengers survived.

Sources:

http://nepalireporter.com/fishtail-airs-helicopter-crashes-in-humla/
https://www.thehimalayantimes.com/?s=One+dies%26sbquo+three+hurt+in+Humla+chopper+crash
https://www.montagna.tv/cms/48609/incidente-in-himalaya-si-schianta-lelicottero-di-simone-moro/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2013 08:38 gerard57 Added
19-Jun-2013 12:40 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 17:34 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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