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R44 crash State of Minas Gerais Brazil

Old 24th Jan 2017, 06:59
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R44 crash State of Minas Gerais Brazil


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Old 24th Jan 2017, 08:54
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Anybody know the elevation and typical temperature at this location?

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Old 24th Jan 2017, 09:44
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The lake is around 760m ( 2500 ft ) MSL, temperatures around 25°C

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Old 24th Jan 2017, 10:11
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Looks like a typical weight overload followed by wrong controls input like left turn, and turning downwind. That was a R44 astro, with carbureted engine.
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Old 24th Jan 2017, 10:37
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The engine sounds like it's losing power just after the pilot yanks back on the stick in the second circuit.

Loss of power leading to LoC, or pilot action reducing the Rotor RPM and slowing the engine down?
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Old 24th Jan 2017, 11:49
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or governor failure and high power.....Loss RPM
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 11:20
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Loss of power leading to LoC, or pilot action reducing the Rotor RPM and slowing the engine down?
Thats was a scenic flights operation. There is another video of him trying to take-off and losing Rotor RPM right after losing ground effect, he then turns back (w/ left turn ), he then somehow manages to take off. That aircraft shouldn't be there fully loaded (5 POB according to newspaper ) graphs can prove that. Elevation 2550 ft and temperature around 25c.

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Old 25th Jan 2017, 12:23
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https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=193012

No-one hurt.

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Old 25th Jan 2017, 15:36
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The view from the inside....

DashCam video...
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 15:59
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Can I hear the low RPM horn pretty much all the way through that?!
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 16:09
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Don't blame it on the helicopter. It was actually flying quite nicely.
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 16:09
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Low RPM

Ignoring the low Rpm horn for that long is just beyond comprehension.
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 16:13
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I suspect the strange short circuit was an initial decision to land because of the horn. But then it went off so he decided to carry on.

Two big guys in the back....disaster written all over it. Holes in the cheese lined up one after another there.

Mind you, with all that shrieking going on, I'd have ditched it too!
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 23:33
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Poor instruction level of the low rpm horn...

Few year ago a similar crash happen in the alps and people on the back recording all.
during the approach, the low rpm horn warn, but pilot don't take care, do nothing and continue approach face to the slope and crash...
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Old 26th Jan 2017, 00:03
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another one : https://www.facebook.com/yago.volpat...5420120835963/
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Old 26th Jan 2017, 06:59
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Is there a non-Facebook reference for the video? I can't see it.

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Old 26th Jan 2017, 14:29
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@CRAN so there is actually another person on this planet besides me who doesn't use facebook 👍
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Old 26th Jan 2017, 16:15
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Even with normal FB-account, the vid isn`t visible. I think its in a restricted group...

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