NTSB Identification: ERA13WA108
Incident occurred Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in Carauari, Brazil
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S61, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On October 10, 2012, at 1630 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), a Sikorsky S-61, Brazilian registration PR-HRU, experienced a loss of power in the number one engine and performed a single-engine landing to Carauari Airport, Carauari Municipality, Brazil. The flight was operated by HRT. The two pilots onboard were not injured.
According to information provided by the government of Brazil, helicopter was on final approach for landing when the number one engine experienced a loss of power. The engine temperature began to increase, and the pilots performed an emergency shutdown. The helicopter landed without incident.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Brazil. Further information can be obtained from:
Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
SHIS – QI 05 – VI Comar, Brasilia-DF, Brazil 71.615-600
Tel (55-61) 3364-8838, Fax (55-61) 3365-1004
This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Brazil.
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