08-May-13 PT-HML Eurocopter AS350 Morro da Urca HP, Brazil

Approach to helipad with tail wind – ended up in trees adjacent to the heliport. Helicopter believed to be on sightseeing tour.  Five people injured Cláudio Cobo Fernandes, Marcos Estaca da Silva Nunes, Disney da Silva Ribeiro Lopes Júnior, along with pilot Ricardo de Resende Herter and co-pilot Murilo Cesar da Silva Saibro.  Damage to main rotor, as well as breakage of the tail rotor and vertical stabilizer; there was also damage to the underside and skis of  the helicopter.

Date
May 8, 2013
Reg
PT-HML
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
1642
Location
Morro da Urca HP - Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro
Country
Brazil
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Helisul-Taxi-Aereo
Link 1
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