Accident Eurocopter EC 130B4 OO-PAT, Saturday 7 January 2023
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Date:Saturday 7 January 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 130B4
Registration: OO-PAT
MSN: 4276
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW) -   Belgium
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW)
Destination airport:Pecq/Warcoing Heliport (EBPW)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
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. 



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