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:
21 January, 2015
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
SA316
Location:
Saurimo
Country:
Angola
Civil / Military:
Military
Operator:
Angolan-Air-Force
Link:
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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