Accident Eurocopter EC 130B4 OO-PAT, Saturday 7 January 2023
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Date:Saturday 7 January 2023
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 130B4
Owner/operator:private
Registration: OO-PAT
MSN: 4276
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW) -   Belgium
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW)
Destination airport:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The pilot lifted off and positioned on a low hover above the grass area next to the concrete surface of the heliport.When setting full power and starting the forward translation, the pilot experienced a severe yaw movement to the left. After loosing altitude during a full 360° counter-clockwise rotation of the fuselage, the helicopter hit the ground on the grass area of the heliport from the right landing skid first. 

Sources:

https://bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-airbus-ec130-registered-oo-pat-on-07-01-2023-at-pecq-warcoing/

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