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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138410
 
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Date:05-JUN-1999
Time:15:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 355N Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:÷AMTC - Christophorus
Registration: OE-XHN
MSN: 5546
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ellmau, Tyrol -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:LOIH
Destination airport:Ellmau
Narrative:
The helicopter collided with a high-tension powerline during approach to a field in Ellmau and crashed on a house. The AS 355N burst into flames. All three occupants suffered serious injuries. One of them died 12 days later in hospital.

Sources:

http://versa.bmvit.gv.at/uploads/media/19990605_Aerospatiale_AS_355_N__GZ._84463.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2011 21:57 flyer50 Added
18-Sep-2013 14:04 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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