PKBWL report – accident, helicopter AS 350 B3e (F-HCHB), Rogoźnik Lake, 23/05/2022

On 23 May 2022, an Eurocopter AS350B3e helicopter with registration marks FHCHB took part in the fire-fighting operation for a forest fire which broke out in the municipality of Świerklaniec. The helicopter would take water from the nearby Rogoźnik Lake and transport it in its underslung bambi bucket. After performing 8 water drops, the helicopter […]

PKBWL report – accident, Zenair CH 601 (OK-KUA15), Kiełczynek, 23/05/2023

On 23 May 2023, the pilot intended to perform a recreational flight in a Zenair CH 601 in the area of the Kiełczynek airfield. After arriving at the airfield, the pilotpushed the aeroplane from the hangar, carried out a pre-flight inspection and took a seat in the cockpit. The right-hand seat was taken by a […]