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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165598
Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Elitecnica Italiana srl
Registration: I-ELTE
MSN: 1477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Colle del Lys, Graian (TO) -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Breuil-Cervinia, Valle d'Aosta
Destination airport:Col di Lys< Province of Turin
Made a heavy landing at 4,200 metres of altitude on the Col di Lys during a mission of heliskiing. Of the five persons on board, no one gets hurt.

The AS.350B was repaired and returned to service; currently still registered.


Italian Register

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

22 Jan 1991 I-ELTE Eli Alpi srl 0 Ponte di Legno,Valcamonica sub
21 Dec 2016 I-ELTE Ariane Srl 0 Sondrio Caiolo Airport (LILO), Caiolo, Lombardy sub


Photo of I-ELTE courtesy

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

Revision history:

19-Apr-2014 19:16 astazou Added
19-Apr-2014 19:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Jun-2014 22:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Feb-2020 13:20 TB Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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