26-Mar-15 EC-KYJ Airbus AS355N Montmelo, Spain

After engine failure indication the pilot decided to land in the heliport of the Montmelo motor racing circuit. During approach there was an explosion of the engine, provoking the power turbine and exhaust nozzle to detach. Important damage to the engine and the exhaust nozzle.

Date
March 26, 2015
Reg
EC-KYJ
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS355
MSN
5767
Location
Montmelo motor racing circuit, nr Barcelona
Country
Spain
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Catalonia-Police
Link 1
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2015/2015.semaine.13.pdf

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