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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269837
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:16-NOV-2021
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:HeliScan AS
Registration: LN-OYH
MSN: 4461
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Åsäng, Västernorrland County -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was engaged in an external-load logging operation north of Sundsvall. Somehow, a person employed by the helicopter operator got stuck in the helicopter's lifting device. He was subsequently pulled up into the air by some 5-20 meters after which he fell to the ground. The person died as a result of the accident.

Sources:

https://www.expressen.se/nyheter/man-dod-efter-att-ha-fastnat-i-helikopter/
https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vasternorrland/man-omkom-i-arbetsplatsolycka-i-timra-foll-fran-helikopter
https://www.havkom.se/utredningar/civil-luftfart/olycka-med-en-helikopter-av-typen-airbus-as-350-b3-med-registreringsbeteckning-ln-oyh-i-asaeng-vaesternorrlands-laen

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/23145_1564337945.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2021 07:47 HeliSwede Added
25-Nov-2021 02:12 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Source]

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