30-Dec-12 VT-PHH Bell 407 Vaishno Devi, India

Damaged in emergency landing near Vaishno Devi shrine – remaining mostly undamaged and relatively upright into the trees/shrubs into which it fell.  Minor injuries to 7 POB, named as pilot A S Parmar and passengers Anita Puri, Meenakshi, Arun Kumar, Arti Devi, Raj Rani and Chetan Kumar.  Sources vary, but most report a technical issue shortly after take-off and the pilot electing to put the helicopter down asap.

Date:
30 December, 2012
Reg:
VT-PHH
Make:
Bell
Model:
B407
MSN:
53210
Location:
Near Vaishno Devi Shrine, Jammu & Kashmir
Country:
India
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Pawan-Hans
Link:
http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/7-injured-as-chopper-makes-emergency-landing-in-vaishnodevi/article4255928.ece
Link:
http://www.statetimes.in/news/heli-crash-landing-6-vaishnodevi-pilgrims-pilot-injured-inquiry-ordered-dgca-team-reaching-katra-today/
Link:
http://www.groundreport.com/World/Pilgrims-safe-2-injured-including-pilot-in-in-heli/2950365

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