Accident to the Airbus AS365 registered NA-106 on 05/12/2018 near Taipei [Investigation led by ASC / Taiwan]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Taïwan authorities:

On December 5th, 2018, the National Airborne Service Corps (NASC), Ministry of Interior, an AS-365 helicopter, registration No. NA-106, took off from Taipei Songshan Airport at 1653 local time to carry out a sea emergency medical hoist up rescue mission, with 5 crewmembers on board. At about 1750 local time, after patient hoisted, the rescue staff was found inconscious after hoisted back to the helicopter. Both the patient and the rescue staff were sent to hospital for immediate medical treatment after returning to Songshan Airport.