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Nr. 10/2018 Helicopter SX-HBB - Happened: 23/06/2017
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Location: SCHINIAS - MARATHONAS
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Nr. 10/2018 Helicopter SX-HBB Συνέβη: 23/06/2017
AAIASB
Operator: AIR 1 HELICOPTERS COMPANY
Owner: ETHNIKI LEASING S. A.
Manufacturer: MD HELICOPTERS INC. (MDHI)
Type: Helicopter
State of Manufacture: United States of America (U.S.A.)
Model: MD500E
Nationality: Hellenic
Registration: SX-HBB
Location: SCHINIAS - MARATHONAS
Date & Time: 23/06/2017 & 09:45h time
Summary

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Nr. 10/2018 Helicopter SX-HBB Happened: 23/06/2017
AAIASB
Summary: On Friday 23/06/2017, the helicopter with registration SX-HBB owned by ‘ETHNIKI LEASING S.A.’ and operated by ‘AIR 1 HELICOPTERS’ was situated at the wetland of Schinias – Marathonas, performing aerial spraying operations for the control of mosquitoes, on behalf of the joint venture that had been awarded a contract by Attica Region Authority, for the project of mosquito control in the Regional Unit of Eastern Attica. Following the completion of the scheduled aerial spraying operations, the pilot performed one more flight above the wetland of Schinias with two other persons onboard. During that flight, the helicopter crashed in the wetland, having struck power lines, which resulted in the fatal injury of the pilot and one of the two helicopter occupants, whereas the other person onboard was seriously injured.

[This Report was revised on 03/10/2019]
Safety Recommendations

Report :

Nr. 10/2018 Helicopter SX-HBB Happened: 23/06/2017
AAIASB
Safety Recommendations:

No safety Recommendations issued related to this accident

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