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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264852
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Date:28-JUN-2021
Time:13:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Corpo de Bombeiros Militar de Minas Gerais
Registration: PT-SUS
MSN: 7909
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:4 km N of Jequitaí, Minas Gerais -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Montes Claros Airport, MG (MOC/SBMK)
Destination airport:Jequitaí, Minas Gerais
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
The helicopter took off from Montes Claros Airport, bound for an unregistered landing area, located in the municipality of Jequitaí, MG, around 12:35 UTC, in order to provide an aeromedical service, with a pilot, a tactical air operator, a doctor and a nurse on board. During landing at the destination, a cloud of dust formed (brownout) and the aircraft tipped laterally to the left. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The pilot, the tactical air operator and the nurse were unharmed.

Sources:

• G1:
- https://g1.globo.com/mg/grande-minas/noticia/2021/06/28/helicoptero-do-corpo-de-bombeiros-sofre-acidente-no-norte-de-minas.ghtml
• O Estado de Minas:
- https://www.em.com.br/app/noticia/gerais/2021/06/28/interna_gerais,1281190/cai-helicoptero-do-corpo-de-bombeiros-de-minas.shtml
• IstoÉ:
- https://istoe.com.br/mg-helicoptero-do-corpo-de-bombeiros-sofre-acidente-a-caminho-de-resgate/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jun-2021 19:26 Anon. Added
28-Jun-2021 19:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code]
28-Jun-2021 19:30 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Jun-2021 19:40 harro Updated [Destination airport, Embed code, Category]
28-Jun-2021 19:43 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jul-2021 06:10 Lucas.L Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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