Accident AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala PR-RES, Tuesday 5 September 2023
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Date:Tuesday 5 September 2023
Time:14:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala
Owner/operator:Brigada Militar do Estado do RS
Registration: PR-RES
MSN: 14828
Year of manufacture:2014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lajeado, RS -   Brazil
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho International Airport, RS (POA/SBPA)
Destination airport:Lajeado,Rio Taquari, RS
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During a rescue mission, a victim and one crew member were lifted using a winch cable.
The cable broke, causing them both to fall. The victim died.


Revision history:

08-Sep-2023 09:00 harro Added
08-Sep-2023 09:02 harro Updated
11-Sep-2023 06:54 cleberjc Updated
13-Oct-2023 14:27 harro Updated

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