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Robinson R44 Raven I, OO-FLY, registered to Lore Helicopters and operated by Best in the Sky: Accident occurred October 08, 2017 in Namur, Belgium

NTSB Identification: CEN18WA029
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Sunday, October 08, 2017 in Namur, Belgium
Aircraft: ROBINSON R44, registration:
Injuries: 4 Minor.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 8, 2017, at 1037 UTC (coordinated universal time), a Robinson R44 Raven 1 helicopter, Belgium registration OO-FLY, collided with the ground after lifting off from Namur-Suarlee Airport (EBNM), Namur, Belgium. The private pilot and three passengers received minor injuries. The helicopter was substantially damaged. The helicopter was registered to Lore Helicopters, and operated by Best in the Sky, a private contractor. Visual meteorological conditions existed near the accident site at the time of the accident. The local flight was originating at the time of the accident.

The accident is under the jurisdiction and control of the Belgium government. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Belgium government. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport
Air Accident Investigation Unit
City Atrium
Rue du Progres 56
1210 Brussels

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