Loss of control Accident Robinson R66 PR-DUB, Thursday 3 January 2013
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Date:Thursday 3 January 2013
Time:c. 16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R66
Registration: PR-DUB
MSN: 0085
Year of manufacture:2011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Caraguatatuba, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:São José dos Campos/SP
Destination airport:Ilha Bela/SP
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Robinson R66 helicopter, prefix PR-DUB took off at 14h46 on the 3rd of São José dos Campos, 93 km from São Paulo. The pilot informed the flight plan was going to Ilha Bela, SP nortede the coast. The flight lasted about an hour. The last contact with the air traffic control was made when the helicopter flew over the town of Redenção da Serra / SP. A pilot and a passenger were on board. The wreckage and the two bodies were found by the FAB (Brazilian Air Force) about 6 miles from the beach Massaguacu. on days 15 and 21.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

11-Jan-2013 05:39 LAURENCE Added
13-Jan-2013 01:02 LAURENCE Updated [Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 23:16 LAURENCE Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jan-2013 00:00 caiomp Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jan-2013 23:58 Geno Updated [Source]
26-Jan-2013 00:50 cleberjc Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 12:04 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location]

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