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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189501
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:22-AUG-2016
Time:04:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350BA Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Macroasia Corporation
Registration: RP-C2688
MSN: 2858
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Quezon Province -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:MWSS Norzagaray, Bulacan
Destination airport:Sumag diversion tunnel, Quezon
Narrative:
The helicopter took off for the Sumag diversion tunnel in Quezon, from MWSS Norzagaray Bulacan at about 0400Z 22 August 2016. The flight was to take only 20 minutes and the mission was to collect stranded personnel at the Sumag tunnel. The helicopter did not make it to Sumag. The crash site was located by 505SRG, PA, at Sitio Tambo, Barangay Umiray, in General Nakar town, Quezon Province on 23 August 2016. A civilian helicopter flown by Capt Jojo Consunji was able to get to the crash site on 27 August 2016 and insert two rescuers. The bodies of Capt Miguel Logronio and aircraft mechanic Jay Gregorio were found inside the crashed helicopter.


Sources:

FlightGlobal
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/regions/578686/wreckage-of-missing-civilian-chopper-found-in-quezon/story/
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/809020/debris-from-missing-chopper-found-in-quezon
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/810367/bodies-of-2-men-found-on-wreckage-of-chopper-in-quezon


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2016 11:56 Aerossurance Added
24-Aug-2016 12:00 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
24-Aug-2016 14:42 Anon. Updated [Source]
27-Aug-2016 16:30 RP-C206 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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