15-Dec-18 Leonardo AW109S Serra de Pias, Portugal (4F)

The helicopter was returning to its base in Macedo de Cavaleiros, Bragança district, after carrying out a medical emergency mission to transport a seriously ill patient to the Santo António Hospital in Porto.  The accident was located some 4-5 hours after the helicopter was reported missing.  All four on board died in the accident, named in this report as pilot João Lima, co-pilot Luís Rosindo, doctor Luis Vega and nurse Daniela Silva

Date:
15 December, 2018
Reg:
tbc
Make:
AgustaWestland
Model:
AW109
MSN:
tbc
Location:
Serra de Pias, Valongo county
Country:
Portugal
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
4
Operator:
Babcock
Link:
https://www.inem.pt/2018/12/16/helicoptero-localizado-quatro-vitimas-mortais-a-lamentar/
Link:
https://www.publico.pt/2018/12/15/sociedade/noticia/helicoptero-inem-1854904
Link:
https://www.publico.pt/2018/12/16/sociedade/noticia/helicopteros-manutencoes-dia-1854961

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