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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:12-SEP-2021
Time:c. 16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 145 (BK 117C-2)
Owner/operator:Sécurité Civile
Registration: F-ZBQG
MSN: 9217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Côte 2000, Villard-de-Lans, Isère -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sécurité Civile Eurocopter EC 145 (BK 117C-2) callsign Dragon 38 crashed in Villard-de-Lans, Isère and was destroyed by a post impact fire.
The aircraft was on its way to rescue a mountain biker in difficulty when it lost altitude. According to witnesses, the aircraft hit a cable.
One occupant, a mechanic / flight engineer died and four others were injured.
The accident took place on a passable track, a small forest road that crosses the "Carole Montillet" track, below the high altitude restaurant "Le pré des pré", at an altitude of about 1,500 metres.
The ski-lift operators did not report any damage to the facilities.

Sources:

https://www.ladepeche.fr/2021/09/12/isere-un-helicoptere-de-la-securite-civile-avec-cinq-personnes-a-bord-secrase-pres-de-villard-de-lans-9785527.php
https://www.ledauphine.com/faits-divers-justice/2021/09/12/isere-crash-d-un-helicoptere-de-la-securite-civile-a-villard-de-lans
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/un-helicoptere-de-la-securite-civile-se-crashe-a-villard-de-lans-1631459718
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/les-temoins-choques-du-crash-de-l-helicoptere-a-villard-de-lans-1631470176
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/accident-d-helicoptere-le-maire-de-villard-de-lans-salue-des-heros-du-quotidien-1631523323

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Photo: http://cohen.frank.free.fr/photos/helicoptere/securitecivile/photosecu/f-zbqg/P1110650.JPG

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Photo of F-ZBQG courtesy AirHistory.net


La Ferté-Alais (LFFQ)
15 May 2016; (c) Aad van der Voet

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2021 16:10 gerard57 Added
12-Sep-2021 16:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 16:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 16:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 16:56 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 16:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 17:09 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 17:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Category]
12-Sep-2021 17:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source]
12-Sep-2021 17:32 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 17:32 harro Updated [Source]
12-Sep-2021 18:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
12-Sep-2021 18:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 19:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 19:08 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 19:19 JulietBravo Updated [Narrative]
12-Sep-2021 19:38 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
13-Sep-2021 06:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 07:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 14:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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