Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sikorsky S-76C++, Swan Aviation, TC-HEZ: Fatal accident occurred March 10, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey

NTSB Identification: ERA17WA127
14 CFR Non-U.S., Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, March 10, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S76, registration:
Injuries: 7 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On March 10, 2017, at 0821 coordinated universal time, a Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter, Turkish registration TC-HEZ, was destroyed shortly after takeoff from the Istanbul Ataturk Airport (LTBA), Istanbul, Turkey. The two pilots and the five passengers were fatally injured. The flight was destined for Bozoyuk, Turkey.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Turkish Government. Any further information pertaining to the accident can be obtained from:

Ministry of Transport Maritime Affairs and Communications
Accident Investigation Board
Hanimeli S. No. 7
06430 Sihhiye

Tel.: (90) 312 203-1431
Fax: (90) 312 229-7289

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Turkish Government.

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