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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170639
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:24-OCT-2014
Time:afternoon
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: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dolpa -   Nepal
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Fishtail Air helicopter on a rescue mission crashed in upper Dolpa on Friday afternoon.
According to a news report by Annapurna Post, the tail rotor of the Eurocopter AS350 B2 (registration number 9N-AKA) struck the surface and caused the incident.
The pilot and a support staff, who sustained minor injuries, were airlifted by a Simrik Air helicopter to Dunai, the headquarters of Dolpa district.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.nepalnews.com/index.php/news/40420-fishtail-air-helicopter-crashes-in-dolpa]

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Mar 2012 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 0 Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Baglung district min
8 Aug 2016 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 7 Betani jungle of Madanpur, Nuwakot district w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2014 19:49 Black Typhoon Added
05-Oct-2015 16:14 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Aug-2016 15:22 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Sep-2016 13:33 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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