NTSB Identification: CEN09WA163
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 10, 2009 in Budaors, Hungary
Aircraft: Robinson R44, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

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

On February 10, 2009, at 0930 coordinated universal time, a Robinson R-44 helicopter, Hungarian registered HA-MIX, owned by BHS Hungary, was substantially damaged when it impacted water under unknown circumstances near Budaors, Hungary. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot was fatally injured and two passengers received minor injuries. The flight originated from the Budaors Airport, Budaors, Hungary.

The Transportation Safety Bureau (TSB Hungary) investigators reported that the helicopter lost engine power during aerial work, and the helicopter crashed into the Danube river.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Hungarian government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Hungarian government. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:


Transportation Safety Bureau (TSB Hungary)
H-1675 Budapest
POB 62

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