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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190721
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:18-OCT-2016
Time:08:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 130T2
Owner/operator:Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH)
Registration: VN-8632
C/n / msn: 8002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:valley by Bao Quan Mountain in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter apparently crashed shortly after takeoff. Search operations are being conducted.
On Wednesday 19 October 2016 the wreckage of the helicopter was found. All three occupants of the helicopter died in the crash.

Sources:

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/helicopter-crashes-in-southern-vietnam-during-training-session-3485479.html
https://www.vietnambreakingnews.com/2016/10/training-helicopter-crashes-in-ba-ria-vung-tau/
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/all-3-bodies-found-after-helicopter-crashes-in-southern-vietnam-3486100.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2016 06:14 gerard57 Added
18-Oct-2016 09:16 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Damage]
18-Oct-2016 17:32 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
18-Oct-2016 19:31 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature]
19-Oct-2016 10:52 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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