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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72913
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 330J Puma
Owner/operator:Helog Lufttransporte KG opf. United Nations
Registration: D-HAXM
MSN: 1496
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Fasher -   Sudan
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
D-HAXM, with a French crew, crashed coming out of Daya, There were reportedly 16 pax, and a crew of 3. Daya is about a 45 minute flight to the nearest fuel, and with Daya being around 6000 feet and normally around ISA plus 30 degrees, the aircraft was obviously working hard. The aircraft apparently "ran out of power (Eng failure?)"

D-HAXM hit a wall on take off from a landing site at El Fasher, near Golo Dyalla, Jebel Marra region of Sudan, in low visibility due to whirled up dust and subsequently fell on its site. There was a post impact fire and the helicopter was destroyed. The helicopter was operating in Sudan under a United Nations contract.

Of the 19 persons on board (3 crew plus 16 passengers) one passenger was killed, one crew member and nine passengers were seriously injured.



Revision history:

20-Feb-2010 11:01 TB Added
07-Jan-2011 16:24 TB Updated [Operator]
09-Dec-2016 22:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Mar-2017 17:29 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]

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