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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259773
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Date:06-MAY-2021
Time:13:55 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helibras AS 350B2
Owner/operator:Helisul Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PP-PIT
MSN: 4942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Arapoti, PR -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:Cerrado das Cinzas, Arapoti, PR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The helicopter took off from an unregistered area, located in the village of Cerrado das Cinzas, Arapoti, PR, at around 13:30 UTC, in order to perform a transmission line inspection flight, with one crew member and two passengers on board.
During the flight, the main rotor blades collided with a chain of insulators of a transmission line. The aircraft landed in a nearby field. The aircraft had substantial damage.
All on board were unharmed.

Sources:

CENIPA


Revision history:

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11-May-2021 18:07 harro Added

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