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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180444
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:15-OCT-2015
Time:18:00Hrs
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:General Aviation - Tz
Registration: 5Y-DKK
MSN: 7027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Selous Game Park -   Tanzania
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:DAR
Destination airport:LUDEWA
Narrative:
The helicopter had been chartered by Tanzania's Ruling party CCM for election campaigns and was en route to Ludewa having taken off from Dar es Salaam with 4 people on board disappeared on the evening of 15th October, a massive search was launched an the charred remains of the helicopter were found 16th October within the Selous game reserve. No one survived the crash. Post crash fire.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Contrary to previously published information, Everett Aviation was not the operator of this helicopter.
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Sources:

http://dailynews.co.tz/index.php/home-news/43260-filikunjombe-dies-in-chopper-crash
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2015/2015.semaine.42.pdf

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2015 16:10 babawambui Added
16-Oct-2015 16:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Oct-2015 06:54 Tonymacharia Updated [Operator, Narrative]
17-Oct-2015 08:13 gerard57 Updated [Source]
17-Oct-2015 09:31 Anon. Updated [Source, Photo, ]
17-Oct-2015 10:33 Anon. Updated [Source]
21-Oct-2015 10:39 ASN Updated [Narrative]
28-Oct-2015 19:02 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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