21-Aug-13 PR-IVE Eurocopter EC120B Sao Paulo, Brazil

Post maintenance test flight.  Pilot saw the low oil pressure alert when flying at 1,200ft AGL and performed an autorotation for landing on the Marginal Tiete Avenue which was busy with traffic.  While trying to avoid the traffic, the landing flare caused the helicopter to hit a low concrete wall, causing teh tail boom to separate.

Date
August 21, 2013
Reg
PR-IVE
Make
Eurocopter
Model
EC120
MSN
1476
Location
Marginal Tiete Avenue, Sao Paulo
Country
Brazil
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2013/2013.semaine.34.pdf
Link 2
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90777/8374318.html
Link 3
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/805667.shtml#.UiV7ihvku1w

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