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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165597
Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Date:22-JAN-1991
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Eli Alpi srl
Registration: I-ELTE
MSN: 1477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ponte di Legno,Valcamonica -   Italy
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ponte di Legno, Valcamonica
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-HB-XMI: became I-ELTE 28.5.84. The helicopter was set on fire by unknown persons an the night of 22-23 January 1991 whilst parked at Ponte di Legno, Valcamonica, and was severely damaged. Presumably repaired, as later advertised for sale (see link #2) and still currently registered

Sources:

1. Eco delle Valli.
2. http://www.eurotecheli.com/it/compro-vendo/eurocopter-as350ba-i-elte
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/se350show.asp?start=451&count=50]
4. http://www.rotorspot.nl/current/i-c.php

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

18 Mar 1985 I-ELTE Elitecnica Italiana srl 0 Colle del Lys, Graian (TO) sub
Hard landing.
21 Dec 2016 I-ELTE Ariane Srl 0 Sondrio Caiolo Airport (LILO), Caiolo, Lombardy sub

Media:


Images:

Photo of I-ELTE courtesy AirHistory.net


Trento - Mattarello (LIDT)
; (c) René Buschmann Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Apr-2014 19:16 astazou Added
19-Apr-2014 19:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2014 18:32 Anon. Updated [Operator]
01-Jul-2014 20:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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