Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3e Ecureuil F-HOLD, Thursday 31 December 2015
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Date:Thursday 31 December 2015
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3e Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Mafate Hélicoptères
Registration: F-HOLD
MSN: 7370
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Rempart du Maïdo, La Réunion Island -   Reunion
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Roche plate
Destination airport:Maïdo
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The helicopter crashed in mountainous terrain. The pilot (14000 Hrs), sole on board, had indicated he was turning back due to poor weather.

A previous occurrence (which killed the owners of Mafate Hélicoptères):






Revision history:

31-Dec-2015 09:02 Iceman 29 Added
31-Dec-2015 09:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
31-Dec-2015 10:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
31-Dec-2015 15:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]
01-Jan-2016 14:24 CTYONE Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Jan-2016 15:40 gerard57 Updated [Country]
02-Jan-2016 12:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
02-Jan-2016 13:06 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2016 18:13 rotorspot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 13:38 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 07:00 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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