06-Jan-21 PR-WVW Robinson R44 Vila Velha, Brazil (2F)

Helicopter was on final approach to land at its base airport Vila Velha en route from Guarapari and suddenly lost height from 200ft to the ground.  Both occupants in the helicopter received fatal injuries.  They were named in this report as pilot Octavio Schneider Guieroz (68) and his girlfriend Lucimara Poleto (52).

Video of accident from a CCTV camera here – helicopter comes into view at 14s

Date:
6 January, 2021
Reg:
PR-WVW
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R44
MSN:
12942
Location:
Vila Velha airport
Country:
Brazil
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
2
Link:
https://g1.globo.com/es/espirito-santo/noticia/2021/01/06/helicoptero-cai-em-vila-velha-es.ghtml
Link:
https://lernews.com.br/duas-pessoas-morrem-em-queda-de-helicoptero-em-vila-velha/
Link:
https://www.agazeta.com.br/es/cotidiano/helicoptero-cai-em-area-particular-de-vila-velha-0121

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