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Date:03-AUG-2014
Time:08:38 UTC
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: 9N-AJI
MSN: 4875
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Accident
Location:Listi VDC-5 of the Sindhupalchowk district -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Listi VDC-5 of the Sindhupalchowk district
Narrative:
Upon landing, a man was struck by the rotor blade of the helicopter and died. The pilot of the helicopter was arrested.

Cause
Probable contributing factors were
The probable cause of the accident as determined by this Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee was due to lack of procedure of the company in an unmanned Helipad and lack of situtional awareness of the resort manager while moving into danger area of the helicopter.

Sources:

http://arkonetwork.com/miscellaneous/pilot-shrestha-arrested-over-helicopter-incident/
https://www.tourism.gov.np//files/publication_files/9N-AJI%20AIRCRAFT%20ACCIDENT%20INVESTIGATION%20REPORT--%20FINAL_1514970513.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Mar 2016 9N-AJI Fishtail Air 0 Langtang, Dhunche of Rasuwa district min


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2015 08:20 gerard57 Added
16-May-2015 08:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
26-Jun-2020 13:38 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Date, Time, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2020 13:39 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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