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Damaged Heli during take off Cape Town

Old 2nd Jan 2021, 14:34
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Damaged Heli during take off Cape Town

MEDIA STATEMENT
DATE: SATURDAY, 2 JANUARY 2021
SANParks HELICOPTER DAMAGED IN CAPE TOWN
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South African National Parks (SANParks) Airbus AS350B-3+ (Squirrel) helicopter was damaged after losing control during take off from Cape Town International Airport this morning (2 January 2021).
According to the statement issued by SANParks, the pilot who was flying alone during the incident only suffered minor injuries and received medical attention.
The aircraft is based in Cape Town to assist with aerial law enforcement and conservation management operations in the Table Mountain National Park and surrounding areas.
The South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the relevant law enforcement authorities have been notified of the accident and a full investigation into the cause of the accident will be launched.
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https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/sou...-in-cape-town/

SA National Parks (SANParks) will launch a full investigation to determine what caused one of its helicopters to crash while attempting to take off in Cape Town on Saturday.
In a statement SANParks said it's Airbus AS350B-3+ (Squirrel) helicopter was damaged after losing control during take-off from Cape Town International Airport on Saturday morning.
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