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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76400
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Time:c. 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B105 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB Bo 105CBS-5
Owner/operator:ADAC Luftrettung
Registration: D-HLFB
MSN: S-868
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elbe cannel, near Hohnstorf -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hamburg/Boberg Hospital
Destination airport:Uelzen Hospital
"Christoph 19" crashed into ice-floe covered Elbe cannel near Bienenbüttel and sank. The emergency doctor drowned. The pilot (35) and the emergency assistent survived.
According to witnesses, the machine (height: about 4m) after the successful flying under the well 5 meters high bridge with the skid on an ice floe to be stuck. The helicopter sank after the main rotor hit the ice. The accident caused by a damaged/defective tail rotor.

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Revision history:

19-Aug-2010 06:11 TB Added
11-Oct-2016 16:52 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2019 09:46 jsm Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2019 10:00 jsm Updated [Source, Narrative]

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