10-May-17 G-HKCN Airbus H125 Bergen, Norway

Ended up in the water next to the superyacht it is based on – MY Bacarella after the helicopter’s downdraft caused a loose tarpaulin to rise up into the rotors shortly before touchdown, and evasive action by the pilot steered the helicopter away from the boat and into the water alongside.  Three POB, one seriously injured, two with minor injuries.  One occupant, Quentin Smith, named the seriously injured colleague as David Tang in this television interview and the third occupant as Charles without giving a surname.  Hong Kong press later named the third occupant as Charles Chan, chairman of media company TVB

Accident timed at 21.24 local time

Date:
10 May, 2017
Reg:
G-HKCN
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS350
Location:
Sandviken, nr Bergen
Country:
Norway
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/bergen/helikopter-krasjet-i-sjoeen-i-bergen/a/23995147/
Link:
https://www.ba.no/nyheter/nyhet/politi/na-melding-om-helikopterstyrt-i-sjoen/s/5-8-571716
Link:
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2094977/hong-kong-media-mogul-escapes-unharmed-norway-helicopter

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