Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama C-GDEM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31314
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Date:Friday 22 November 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Lift Air International ltd
Registration: C-GDEM
MSN: 2289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mohide/Aden,South Yemen -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Lost tail rotor,spun and crashed. 2 injured.


I was on this survey…..
Survey was for the UN based on North South border.
Rotor loss occurred at low altitude on a survey line.
Heli struck hill & rolled approx 70m
Crew took a while to exit crashed aircraft.
Jet fuel was everywhere….

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
03-Sep-2014 09:53 astazou Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
12-Nov-2023 12:52 Anon. Updated [Nature, Source]

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