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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194150
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Time:17:14 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 II
Registration: G-DORM
MSN: 12330
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Carlingford, Co Louth -   Ireland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Derryogue, Co Down
Destination airport:Carlingford, Co Louth
Investigating agency: AAIU
While approaching to land at a site on the Pilotís property beside his house near Carlingford, Co. Louth, control of the helicopter was lost. This resulted in the helicopterís main rotor making contact with the surface of a public road before the helicopter impacted with dense trees/shrubs in the garden of a neighbourís house. The helicopter was destroyed. There was no fire. The Pilot and the one Passenger on board sustained serious injuries and were subsequently freed from the helicopter wreckage by the emergency services, before they were taken to hospital.

Probable Cause: Loss of control while approaching to land.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Download report: Final report


Photo: AAIU

Revision history:

12-Mar-2017 19:31 gerard57 Added
12-Mar-2017 22:01 Geno Updated [Time, Source]
12-Mar-2017 23:28 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2017 08:40 anon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
13-Mar-2017 09:07 CTYONE Updated [Cn]
13-Mar-2017 11:14 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
13-Mar-2017 14:34 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Sep-2018 11:12 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2018 17:44 harro Updated [Phase, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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