Hard landing Incident Aérospatiale SA 330B Puma 1259/CZF,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73083
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Date:Friday 4 July 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 330B Puma
Registration: 1259/CZF
MSN: 1259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kolimana -   Mali
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Bamako
Destination airport:Mopti
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Encountered deteriorated weather and crashed whilst attempting a precautionary landing at Kolimana. The helicopter hit the ground hard, slid and than rolled over onto its left side, severing the tail boom and causing extensive damage. 'F-MCZF'/6 RHC Det BATALAT Licorne. Three crew and nine passengers. Ten seriously injured. One crew minor injured and one passenger was unhurt.


AFM OCT 2003, p71/APR 2005, p75

Revision history:

25-Feb-2010 09:20 TB Added
09-Apr-2012 12:51 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2013 14:49 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2013 14:56 TB Updated [Registration, Operator]
28-Aug-2021 13:17 TB Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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