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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259022
Last updated: 8 June 2021
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Time:c. 17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 145 (BK 117C-2)
Owner/operator:DRF Luftrettung
Registration: D-HDRR
MSN: 9038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Eystrup, Nienburg district, Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hannover Airport (HAJ/EDDV)
Destination airport:Bremen Airport (BRE/EDDW)
A DRF Luftrettung Eurocopter EC 145 (BK 117C-2) air ambulance helicopter "Christoph Weser" enroute from Hannover Airport (HAJ/EDDV) to Bremen Airport (BRE/EDDW) hit a bird of prey and made a precautionary landing on a dirt road near Eystrup, Nienburg district, Lower Saxony.
An updated press release by the police stated that indeed this was a precautionary landing and there was no damage to the helicopter.



Photo of D-HDRR courtesy

Bad Tölz - Asklepios Stadtklinik Bad Tölz Heliport
18 January 2008; (c) Joachim Lippl

Revision history:

07-May-2021 10:46 mace Added
07-May-2021 10:47 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]
07-May-2021 12:36 Mace Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-May-2021 06:16 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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