14-Jan-19 PP-ECF Airbus AS350BA Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1F)

While in a low hover during a rescue mission, the helicopter crashed into the water.  One police officer was trapped inside the wreckage and was later pronounced dead.  He was named in this report as Felipe Marques de Queiroz.  The others on board were named here as Major Alves, Major Albuquerque and Sargentos Morais

Helicopter callsign was Fenix 08

Date
January 14, 2019
Reg
PP-ECF
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
3062
Location
Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro
Fatal
1
Operator
Rio-de-Janeiro-Police
Link 1
https://www.pilotopolicial.com.br/helicoptero-do-grupamento-aeromovel-da-policia-militar-do-rio-de-janeiro-sofre-acidente/

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