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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180444
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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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
Departure airport:DAR
Destination airport:LUDEWA
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.

Contrary to previously published information, Everett Aviation was not the operator of this helicopter.
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Revision history:

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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