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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177187
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:22-JUN-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3e
Owner/operator:Simrik Air
Registration: 9N-AKF
MSN: 7411
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sanagaun, Gorkha -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Consumed by fire after landing. Some reports suggest the aircraft over turned on a slope. It is also being reported the aircraft had made an emergency landing after a bird strike. Aircraft on contract to Office of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Sources:

http://directionkathmandu.com/information/simrik-air-helicopter-catches-fire-in-gorkha/
https://www.aviationnepal.com/simrik-airs-kilo-foxtrot-9n-akf-suffers-from-fire-during-emergency-landing/
http://archive.nepalitimes.com/blogs/thebrief/2015/06/22/how-simrik-helicopter-caught-fire/
http://video.europenepalprograms.com/2015/06/simrik-helicopter-crashes-in-western.html

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2015 13:05 geni Added
22-Jun-2015 13:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Jun-2015 20:49 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jun-2015 11:29 Anon. Updated [Cn]
09-Oct-2015 14:17 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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