Accident Bell 407 CC-AQH,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192790
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Date:Thursday 12 January 2017
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B407 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 407
Owner/operator:Helicópteros del Pacífico Limitada
Registration: CC-AQH
MSN: 53063
Year of manufacture:1996
Total airframe hrs:5246 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Alhué -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
While working for firefighting duties near Alhué, the Bell 407 had an emergency landing, pilot Claudio Mora was rescued by a Chilean AF Bell UH-1H to ACHS hospital in Santiago, with minor injuries. The helicopter was destroyed by fire.

Cause: caught in turbulence/a downdraft during hot and high operations.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

13-Jan-2017 07:13 Anon. Added
24-Jul-2020 19:30 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]
27-Nov-2023 14:10 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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