Investigation led by AIID -South Africa

Accident to the Airbus SA341 registered ZU-RLD on 18/02/2021 at Lichtenburg

Preliminary data based on the notification from the South-African authorities:

A pilot and two passengers were on a private flight from Litchenburg airfield with the intention to land at Tietersfield. The pilot stated that he lifted off and during transition the helicopter engine experienced a complete power loss. The pilot executed a successful forced landing on the grass in the same airfield.