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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234794
Last updated: 24 April 2020
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Date:06-APR-2020
Time:c. 09:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus H125 (AS 350B3e)
Owner/operator:Helitrans
Registration: LN-OFQ
C/n / msn: 8699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kodleberget in Sviland -   Norway
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Sola
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was on a mission related to maintenance work on power lines for Statnett, the system operator of the Norwegian electrical power system.

A container was to be moved but a strong wind gust came when the long-line was about to be tightened. With the container still on the ground, the commander lost control of the helicopter. The helicopter hit the ground with the right side and the main rotor. The pilot received minor abrasions and bruises.

Sources:

https://www.tv2.no/nyheter/11358453/
https://www.hangar.no/helikopterulykke-i-sandnes/
https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Investigations/20-353


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Apr-2020 08:40 whiteshark Added
06-Apr-2020 08:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Apr-2020 09:46 whiteshark Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2020 12:50 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]
06-Apr-2020 12:55 harro Updated [Time]
07-Apr-2020 17:45 Anon. Updated [Nature]
13-Apr-2020 09:48 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]

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