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
January 26, 2013
Reg
PR-HBE
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS355
MSN
5543
Location
Ipixuna
Country
Brazil
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
HeliBarra
Link 1
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2013/2013.semaine.07.pdf

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