Incident Airbus VSR700 F-ZWSR,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 315094
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Date:Wednesday 7 June 2023
Type:Airbus VSR700
Owner/operator:Airbus Helicopters
Registration: F-ZWSR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:at sea -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The VSR700 drone fell into the water at the end of its sea trials campaign. According to Airbus, the crash was "a result of human error in the application of procedures".
The trial campaign was taking place out of Brittany, aboard the VN Partisan. This 84-metre vessel, owned by French shipowner SeaOwl, is used as a faceplate by French Navy units and has a platform for training helicopter pilots.

The VRS700 is a modified Guimbal Cabri G2 light helicopter former registered as F-WVSR.


Revision history:

11-Jun-2023 09:40 desert_renard Added
11-Jun-2023 09:47 harro Updated
11-Jun-2023 10:14 desert_renard Updated
14-Feb-2024 18:43 Helicoman Updated [Narrative]

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