20-Feb-12 G-SUEZ Agusta-Bell 206B Perth, UK

After suffering an engine failure at 600 ft agl the helicopter completed a successful autorotation into a field. The engine failure was a result of a fracture in fatigue of a stage-two compressor blade.

Date:
12 February, 2012
Reg:
G-SUEZ
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
8319
Location:
Approx 3.4 miles NW of Perth, Scotland
Country:
UK
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Heli-Charter
Link:
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/bulletins/january_2013/agusta_bell_206b_jet_ranger_ii__g_suez.cfm

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