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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177612
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Date:02-JUL-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 365N3 Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:SonAir Airline Services SA
Registration: D2-EWA
MSN: 6747
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Conda, Cuanza Sul -   Angola
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Sumbe
Destination airport:Waku-Kungo
Narrative:
The helicopter with six occupants, believe to have been on some form of air ambulance flight, disappeared on a flight between the cities of Sumbe and Waku-Kungo, Angola.
The wreckage of the helicopter was found after six days. All six occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

http://angola-connection.net/index.php?component=Frontend&action=text&text=2551
https://newsavia.com/helicoptero-da-sonair-encontrado-confirmadas-as-mortes-dos-seis-ocupantes/
http://www.rotorspot.nl/current/d2-c.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jul-2015 09:04 junior sjc Added
07-Jul-2015 15:54 Geno Updated [Source]
09-Jul-2015 09:07 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jul-2015 15:53 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
11-Jul-2015 15:52 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Narrative]
25-Nov-2015 10:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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