Accident Enstrom 480B LZ-VID, Friday 9 September 2016
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Date:Friday 9 September 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic EN48 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Enstrom 480B
Owner/operator:Fortuna Air
Registration: LZ-VID
MSN: 5022
Year of manufacture:1997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Cherna skala, near Kardzhali, Kardzhali province -   Bulgaria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Enstrom 480B was spraying the local pine forests against insects when apparently an engine failure occurred. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing on a slope, but failed and the helicopter crashed from a height of 5-6 metres. The pilot sustained a broken leg and was hospitalised.

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



Revision history:

14-Sep-2016 13:51 Solarian Added
14-Sep-2016 15:08 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
29-Mar-2024 15:27 ASN Updated [Accident report]

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