26-Jan-13 PR-HBE Eurocopter AS355N Ipixuna, Brazil

When on finals, pilot noticed master caution light illuminated, and an indication of low oil pressure in engine No.2.  Shut down immediately, got out and noticed fire from the exhaust – used extinguisher to quell the fire but was not fully successful.  N2 turbine had got jammed.

Date:
26 January, 2013
Reg:
PR-HBE
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS355
MSN:
5543
Location:
Ipixuna
Country:
Brazil
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
HeliBarra
Link:
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2013/2013.semaine.07.pdf

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