09-Jun-17 902 Airbus AS565MB Varna, Bulgaria (1F)

Crashed into the sea during artillery exercise, after colliding with the Bulgarian Navy Wielingen-class Drazki 41 frigate.  Pilot (named as Captain Georgi Atanasov) later died in hospital, with the other two occupants seriously injured but stable.  Serial confirmed in this article

Date
June 9, 2017
Reg
902
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS365
MSN
6849
Location
13 km east of the mouth of Kamchia river, south east of Varna
Country
Bulgaria
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
Bulgarian-Air-Force
Link 1
https://airshowinfo.hu/airshowfeed/2017/06/09/bulgarian-navy-helicopter-crash/
Link 2
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/06/09/One-dead-2-hurt-in-Bulgarian-naval-helicopter-crash/8821497021551/
Link 3
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-bulgaria-military-crash-idUSKBN19026N

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