NTSB Identification: LAX05WA316
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 21, 2005 in Falaise, France
Aircraft: Robinson R-22 Mariner, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 21, 2005, at 1750 local time, a Robinson R-22 Mariner, French registry F-GRIB, collided with terrain in Falaise, France. The helicopter was operated by Fenwick Helicopter. The instructor and student pilot were fatally injured, and the helicopter was destroyed. The instructional flight originated from Pontoise Cormeilles-En-Vexin, France.

The Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analysis pour la securite de l'aviation civile (BEA) reported that the helicopter collided with terrain following an in-flight loss of control.

This accident is under the jurisdiction of and is being investigated by the BEA. Further information can be obtained by contacting them at:

Aeroport du Bourget
Baument 153
93352 Le Bourget Cedex

Tel: +33 1 49 92 72 00

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