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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225400
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 135T2+
Owner/operator:OEAMTC (owner: Helikoper Air Transport GmbH)
Registration: OE-XVD
MSN: 0327
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Galzig, Arlensattel, near St. Anton, state of Tyrol -   Austria
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
OEAMTC operated ambulance-helicopter "Christopherus 5" was called out in order to airlift an injured worker from a construction site at Galzig, Arlensattel, near St. Anton, state of Tyrol.

While the crewmember and four helpers brought the casualty to the rotors running, the pilot lost control of the helicopter and it yawed about 270°. As a result of the turning movement, the helicopter's tail rotor brushed against an embankment and then came
to a standstill after another collision with a wall of snow.

The patient was expelled sideways out of the cabin and the paramedic and pilot suffered from minor injuries, the physician was reported to be unhurt.

Two crew as well as the patient were airlifted by another helicopter ("Martin 2") to the hospital in the village of Zams.



Photo of OE-XVD courtesy

Sölden - ÖAMTC Heliport (LOIO)
20 February 2019; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

24-May-2019 06:18 Medevac Added
24-May-2019 10:54 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Nov-2020 09:50 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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