ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 343141
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Narrative:The helicopter was conducting an underslung load operation on the hillside of Kau Lung Hang Lo Wai, Fanling. When the helicopter was setting down a load onto a work site located near an overhead high voltage electricity line pole, a sudden flash of fire occurred adjacent to the power cables below the helicopter. The generated sparks and smoke cascaded onto the ground, causing injuries to two ground workers.
|Date:||Monday 3 January 2011|
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Kau Lung Hnag Lo Wai, Fan Ling -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Nature:||External load operation|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
After the accident, the helicopter climbed out of the site and returned to its base in Sek Kong. The underslung assembly and several items of the aircraft equipment were found to have been damaged.
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|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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