NTSB Identification: CEN17WA056
Accident occurred Monday, December 12, 2016 in Cannes, France
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration:
The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On December 12, 2016, at 1300 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), a Robinson R-22 helicopter, French registration F-HALD, was destroyed following impact with terrain during a practice autorotation near Cannes-Mandelieu Airport (LFMD), France. The two occupants were uninjured.
The Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (BEA) of France is investigating the accident. As the State of Manufacture of the airplane and engines, the NTSB has designated a U.S. accredited representative to assist the BEA in its investigation.
All inquiries concerning this accident should be directed to the BEA of France:
Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses
Zone Sud – Btiment 153
10 rue de Paris
Aéroport du Bourget
93352 Le Bourget Cedex, France
Tél. : +33 1 49 92 72 00
Fax : +33 1 49 92 72 03