AAIB investigation to AS355N Ecureuil II, G-OLCP

Rotor down wash hazard, Peterborough Conington Airport, Cambridgeshire, 21 March 2014.

Summary:

The helicopter was hover taxiing from its parking position towards the runway. As it did so, the tail of a Cessna 152 parked at a nearby refuelling point lifted and, under the influence of the rotor wash and a relatively strong surface wind, the aircraft came to rest inverted.

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AS355N Ecureuil II G-OLCP 09-14.pdf (246.25 kb)

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