Accident Eurocopter AS 355NP Ecureuil II EW-310-BH, Thursday 20 October 2011
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Date:Thursday 20 October 2011
Time:15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 355NP Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Belarus Border Guard
Registration: EW-310-BH
MSN: 5781
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:800m from Vileyty, Vitebsk region -   Belarus
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed about 800 metres from Vileyty, Vitebsk region and burst into flames.
A film crew of SRW "Union" was preparing a special report about an aerial survey of the state border.

All five occupants were killed

Sources:

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fkp.by%2Fdaily%2F25774.4%2F2758379%2F
http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fnews.vitebsk.cc%2F2011%2F10%2F21%2Fv-postavskom-rayone-razbilsya-vertolet-pogrankomiteta-pogibli-pyat-chelovek%2F
https://belapan.by/archive/2011/10/20/504852/
https://www.newsru.com/world/20oct2011/belhelicopter.html_
http://www.globaltoronto.com/world/helicopter+flown+by+belarus+border+guards+crashes+killing+5+including+television+crew/6442505210/story.html
https://www.airbushelicopters.com/website/docs_wsw/pdf/Potential_22_2_2016.pdf

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2011 11:53 krasatpi Added
20-Oct-2011 15:22 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2011 13:39 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2012 05:55 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2016 11:01 rotorspot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
23-May-2016 19:45 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]

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