Accident to an Aérospatiale AS350 registered HI-850 occured on 01/21/16 at Loma la leonor de Thomas [investigation led by AIB / Dominican Republic]

Heurt du rotor principal avec le sol lors de l'atterrissage

Dominican Republic - AIB

Préliminary data provided by the Dominican Republic authorities:

The helicopter landed in a irregular terrain. Due to the inclination the pilot decided to move the helicopter forward to park in a better place, when he apply forward pressure to the cyclic one of the main rotor blades hit the ground.