Investigation led by AAIB - Islamic Republic of Iran

Accident to the MBB BK117 registered EP-AVE on 13/02/2021 at Ilam

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Islamic Republic of Iran:

The helicopter had mission to pick up an injured person from dashte abbas area and disembark in Ahvaz hospital. during take-off, suddenly helicopter turned to right and main rotor and right body of the helicopter impacted to ground surface of parking at Ilam Airport.