Incident Eurocopter AS 350B3+ Ecureuil ZS-RDL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203667
 
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Date:Monday 1 January 2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3+ Ecureuil
Owner/operator:SAPS Airwing
Registration: ZS-RDL
MSN: 4170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg Mountains, KZN -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The police helicopter crashed while reportedly making an emergency landing while searching for a missing person. "We confirm the incident however no one died, only slight injuries sustained. There were four people and a rescue dog in the aircraft," said KZN police spokesperson .

Sources:

www.timeslive.co.za
https://www.enca.com/south-africa/police-chopper-crashes-in-kzn
https://ladysmithgazette.co.za/98803/update-police-chopper-crashes-drakensberg/

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2018 14:28 gerard57 Added
01-Jan-2018 14:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
01-Jan-2018 17:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Jan-2018 07:50 Ziyaad Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
02-Jan-2018 16:28 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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