Incident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri SE-JME, 28 Oct 2009
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Date:28-OCT-2009
Time:09:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Osterman Helicopter AB
Registration: SE-JME
MSN: 1184
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Flatruet mountain -   Sweden
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Helag mountain station
Destination airport:Funäsdalen
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Emergency landing after heavy vibrations due to fatigue failure. After examination of the helicopter, a large open crack in the main rotor hub was discovered along with several cracks in the tail section and the tail boom.

Sources:

1. http://www.havkom.se/virtupload/reports/RL2011_02e.pdf
2. http://www.nordicrotors.com/SE-JME

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2011 01:18 Masen63 Added
11-Sep-2012 07:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2013 11:59 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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