General

Synoptic Report :

Nr. E03/2017 Helicopter G-DKEM - Happened: 04/05/2016
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Location: Fanari area of Mykonos island
Details

Synoptic Report :

Nr. E03/2017 Helicopter G-DKEM Συνέβη: 04/05/2016
AAIASB
Operator: Private
Owner: TRUE COURSE HELICOPTERS
Manufacturer: BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON
Type: Helicopter
State of Manufacture: Canada
Model: BELL 407
Nationality: United Kingdon
Registration: G-DKEM
Location: Fanari area of Mykonos island
Date & Time: 04/05/2016 & 13:20h time
Summary

Synoptic Report :

Nr. E03/2017 Helicopter G-DKEM Happened: 04/05/2016
AAIASB
Summary: On 4 May 2016 at around 13:20 h, during take-off from a private helicopter landing field in Fanari, Mykonos, while hovering at a low altitude and turning into the prevailing wind, the tail skid of the private helicopter registered as G-DKEM, a Bell 407 operated by its owner and carrying four passengers, came into contact with an adjacent wall surrounding the field. After contact of tail section, the helicopter started to vibrate. The pilot safely landed the helicopter on the landing field.
The Air Accident Investigation and Aviation Safety Board was informed of the accident in an email from the Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) and an investigation team was appointed.
As the country of registration, the United Kingdom’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) was informed and appointed a non-travelling Accredited Representative.
Safety Recommendations

Synoptic Report :

Nr. E03/2017 Helicopter G-DKEM Happened: 04/05/2016
AAIASB
Safety Recommendations:

No safety recommendations issued related to this accident

(Safety Recommendation Links not availlable before 2011:For old SR's check the Report file (pdf))
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