12-Dec-11 CC-ABX Eurocopter AS350B3 Minera Pascua-Lama, Chile

External load operations.  Load had been transferred when pilot felt something unusual and elected to make an autorotation landing.  Lost control in the flare and the helicopter landed heavily and rolled onto its side – severely damaged. Pilot listed as Eduardo Boisset Encina

Date
December 12, 2011
Reg
CC-ABX
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
4975
Location
Minera Pascua-Lama
Country
Chile
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Suma-Air
Link 1
http://www.dgac.gob.cl/images/IMG/pdf/sa/accidentes/1603.pdf

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