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Date:25-FEB-2004
Time:11:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 355F-1 Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Knaus Helicopter GmbH
Registration: OE-XRW
MSN: 5118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strassalm, St. Johann/Pongau -   Austria
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Strassalm
Destination airport:Schwarzach Hospital
Narrative:
Rescue helicopter "Martin 1" landed on Strassalm Mountain to rescue an injured woman and fly her to a hospital. On departure the helicopter struck electricity pylons and crashed into the snowy mountainside.

Sources:

http://versa.bmvit.gv.at/uploads/media/AS355F1__GZ._85072_vom_25._Februar_2004_02.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2009 12:27 harro Added
05-Aug-2009 11:53 Alpine Flight Updated
03-Aug-2012 03:21 mhab Updated [Source]
29-Sep-2013 12:39 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport]

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