Accident Airbus Helicopters H145 I-BKUP, Saturday 11 May 2019
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Date:Saturday 11 May 2019
Time:17:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus Helicopters H145
Owner/operator:Babcock Mission Critical Services Italia SpA
Registration: I-BKUP
MSN: 20158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Baggiovara Helipad -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Baggiovara Helipad
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
During landing of an HEMS operation, when very close to the ground, the helicopter suddenly started large oscillations, horizontally and vertically following pilot incapacitation. Several low altitude obstacles were present in the helipad area. After more than one minute, the aircraft got again under control and landed without further consequences. During the oscillations, the FADEC degraded alarm lit up. An overtorque was also recorded. Main rotor mast replacement was required.

Sources:

https://bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-mbb-bk117-registered-i-bkup-on-11-05-2019-at-baggiovara-investigation-led-by-ansv---italy/
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2022 19:20 harro Added
02-Oct-2022 19:20 harro Updated [Plane category]
27-Oct-2022 13:14 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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