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

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