06-Jan-15 I-LASW Airbus AS350B3 Pertica Bassa, Italy

During fire fighting operation, pilot experienced problems on the tail rotor and landed safely – another report suggests the cable holding the water bucket (empty at the time) contacted the tail rotor. Damages found on tail rotor and tail boom.

Date
January 6, 2015
Reg
I-LASW
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
7121
Location
Pertica Bassa
Country
Italy
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2015/2015.semaine.02.pdf
Link 2
http://www.giornaledibrescia.it/in-provincia/valsabbia/elicottero-antincendio-precipita-per-mille-metri-1.1950921
Link 3
http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail.asp?ID=1902

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