Serious incident to the Airbus AS350 registered XC-RVR on 05/05/2020 at Los Avalos [Investigation led by AIB / Mexico]

Collision entre la charge à l'élingue et la cellule lors d'une opération de lutte incendie

Responsible entity

Mexico - CAA

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Mexican authorities:

For unknown reasons, the "Bambi Bucket" detached from the front, tearing the structure of the aircraft (skin) and causing impacts in the rear.