02-May-13 PP-EIH Eurocopter AS350BA Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Five hospitalised after police helicopter crashed on training flight.  Landed upright with significant vertical forces.  Helicopter was executing a series of low orbit firing passes when the main rotor blades struck treetops and it spiraled into the ground.

Date
May 2, 2013
Reg
PP-EIH
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
1640
Location
Caju, in the harbour area of Rio de Janeiro
Country
Brazil
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Rio-de-Janeiro-Police
Link 1
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=pt&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pilotopolicial.com.br%2Fhelicoptero-da-policia-civil-cai-no-rio%2F%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dhelicoptero-da-policia-civil-cai-no-rio
Link 2
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=pt&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Faeronautabrasil.blogspot.co.uk%2F2013%2F05%2Fhelicoptero-da-policia-cai-e-fere-cinco.html

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