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Old 18th Feb 2021, 18:42
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Iranian BK 117 crash

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Flying ambulance MBB BK117C-1 helicopter EP-AVE was substantially damaged when it crash landed shortly after take-off from Ilam Airport (Iran) on 10 February 2021. The HEMS equipped helicopter was on its way to rescue a child that was seriously injured after stepping on a mine.

EP-AVE is one of the seven BK117s, registrations EP-AVA to EP-AVG, that are registered to the AVA Salamat Air Emergency Company of the Iranian Ministery of Public Health.
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Old 19th Feb 2021, 06:19
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It looks like one blade is completely gone!

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Those BK's are pretty tough machines!
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I hope no casualties but on a "lighter mode" Reg... EP-AVE.... (???) Epave = wreck in French!!! T'was not a good omen if you are supersticious.
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