Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil ZS-HTS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175250
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Date:Thursday 9 April 2015
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:GASA-Geotech Aviation South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Registration: ZS-HTS
MSN: 4368
Year of manufacture:2008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mazabuka, Southern Province -   Zambia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:FLSK
Destination airport:FLHN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The rotorcraft was being ferried from Zambia to South Africa. The aircraft was conducting an electromagnetic aerial survey prior to the ferry flight. One person was on board. Eyewitnesses stated seeing the rotorcraft tumbling and on fire prior to crashing on Ekushiya Farm. One body was recovered.


Revision history:

10-Apr-2015 10:25 gerard57 Added
10-Apr-2015 10:29 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants]
10-Apr-2015 11:16 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
10-Apr-2015 11:20 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 11:24 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
10-Apr-2015 11:24 paulm7010 Updated [Cn, Operator]
10-Apr-2015 11:24 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
10-Apr-2015 12:06 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
13-Apr-2022 17:21 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]
22-Jul-2022 08:41 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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