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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214887
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:24-JUL-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 II
Owner/operator:Midtnorsk helikopterservice AS
Registration: LN-OAL
MSN: 11239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Skäckerfjällen mountains, Jämtland -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
n the evening of Tuesday 24 July 2018, while the helicopter was used for reindeer herding in the mountains, it was exposed to sudden difficult wind conditions close to the ground. The commander has explained that an immediate landing became the only option. The helicopter was landed on a scree slope. None of the two persons on board were injured. The helicopter was substantially damaged.

The Accident Investigation Board Norway (SHT) is investigating this air accident subsequent to a request from the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority (SHK).

Sources:

https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Investigations/18-671
http://www.aircraftregister.net/aircrafts/755/LN-OAL

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Jul 2014 LN-OAL Midtnorsk helikopterservice AS 0 Trollheimen min


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2018 11:42 penu Added
31-Aug-2018 14:21 penu Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]

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