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Time:c. 18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 145
Registration: I-BLGN
MSN: 9438
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Morbegno -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Bergamo
Destination airport:
A Bergamo-based in helicopter ambulance crashed just after 18:00 hours in Morbegno, outside Sondrio, in a forest in the Orobie Alps. The helicopter had just released a motorcyclist who had fallen into a ravine, when its rotor blades struck a high voltage cable and was forced to perform a crash landing from a moderate height. The Pilot and an engineer two occupants have survived.



Revision history:

21-Jul-2012 16:17 Black Typhoon Added
22-Jul-2012 08:32 Blaze92 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
27-Jul-2012 11:53 Certosino Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Nov-2012 10:26 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Dec-2012 02:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
26-Mar-2013 16:11 TB Updated [Damage]
26-Sep-2016 20:22 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Oct-2016 17:47 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jul-2017 14:15 Anon. Updated [Source]
13-Sep-2017 08:42 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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