24-Mar-08 5N-BJF Eurocopter AS365N2 Bonny Airstrip, Nigeria

At 50 feet, during the demonstration of Class B landing by the training captain, the helicopter experienced a sudden drop in height, hitting the ground nine metres short of the runway. There was no fatality, but damage to the nose wheels, the left main landing gear forward structure and the tail guard.

Date:
24 March, 2008
Reg:
5N-BJF
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS365
MSN:
6419
Location:
Bonny, Rivers State.
Country:
Nigeria
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Aero-Contractors
Link:
http://aib.gov.ng/reports/AIB-AERO-2008-03-24-F.pdf

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