Helicopter File Number BEA2019-0327 Serious incident, Aikawa-cho, on 19 June 2019, AEROSPATIALE - AS355, JA6697

Serious incident to the Airbus AS355 registered JA6697 on 19/06/2019 at Aikawa-cho [Investigation led by JTSB / Japan]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Japanese authorities:

The aircraft took off from Tokyo heliport at 17:35 JST (UTC +9) on June 19, 2019, and landed on the Nakatsugawa Riverbed in Aikawa-cho, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture, as the first (left side) engine stopped near Aikawa-cho, at an altitude of about 640 m during flight.