21-Jan-15 Eurocopter SA316 Saurimo, Angola

During an air display, the helicopter was approaching a hover but porpoised – during this the main blades contacted and cut the boom, causing the helicopter to crash from low level.  Video of incident on YouTube here.  Pilot and co pilot seriously injured

Date
January 21, 2015
Make
Eurocopter
Model
SA316
Location
Saurimo
Country
Angola
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
Angolan-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.portalangop.co.ao/angola/pt_pt/noticias/politica/2015/0/4/Lunda-Sul-Comissao-inquerito-investiga-queda-helicoptero,9d25b2d5-c89a-4b69-8c1b-97268fdf260a.html

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