31-Jan-11 N245AF Eurocopter EC145 Ushuaia, Argentina

Emergency floats deployed and water landing after clipping aerial on take-off from superyacht “Octopus”.  Subsequent tow in to port went wrong and helicopter turned over – video shows it being righted in the port prior to lifting out and onto a truck.

Date:
31 January, 2011
Reg:
N245AF
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
EC145
MSN:
9322
Location:
in the bay off the town of Ushuaia
Country:
Argentina
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Vulcan-Aircraft
Link:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/us-argentina-microsoft-yacht-idUSTRE70U3F220110131
Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwjIGzp_dSc

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