Accident to the Airbus EC130 registered OO-PAT on 07/01/2023 at Pecq-Warcoing
Perte de contrôle pendant le décollage
Belgium - AIB
Preliminary data based on the notification from the Blegian authorities:
The pilot lifted off and positioned on a low hover above the grass area next to the concrete surface of the heliport.
When setting full power and starting the forward translation, the pilot experienced a severe yaw movement to the left. After loosing altitude during a full 360° counter-clockwise rotation of the fuselage, the helicopter hit the ground on the grass area of the heliport from the right landing skid first.