Accident Bell 412EP JA6977,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 346203
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Date:Friday 29 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 412EP
Owner/operator:Shikoku Air Service
Registration: JA6977
MSN: 36586
Year of manufacture:2011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Mt. Daisen in Daisen-cho, Saihaku-gun, Tottori Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: JTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
When the helicopter was lowering the external load to the ground at the summit of Mt. Daisen, a ground worker's left foot got caught between the cargo and the wooden walkway. The worker was seriously injured (left fibula fracture).

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JTSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report



Revision history:

03-Oct-2023 06:35 harro Added
03-Oct-2023 06:36 harro Updated
03-Oct-2023 14:09 isamuel Updated
26-Oct-2023 07:14 harro Updated

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