Accident AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala CC-DCM, Friday 26 August 2022
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Date:Friday 26 August 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic A119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala
Registration: CC-DCM
MSN: 14777
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Las Bandurrias sector, San Esteban Region, Valparaíso -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
An AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala crashed when installing a mobile phone antenna.
For reasons that are part of the investigation, the pilot in command made a descent until he crashed into the ground (agricultural land).
The pilot died and the helicopter was written off.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources: (photo)

History of this aircraft

Ex N119KE, N307AK, PP-SVE, N397SH


Revision history:

26-Aug-2022 19:46 harro Added
26-Aug-2022 19:49 harro Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Source, Embed code]
26-Aug-2022 20:23 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2022 20:32 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
28-Aug-2022 06:19 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
27-Sep-2023 10:26 harro Updated

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