Incident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri HB-ZER, 13 Aug 2003
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83497
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Time:15:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Heli Gotthard AG
Registration: HB-ZER
MSN: 1346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Steingletscher, BE -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Steingletscher - offshore
Destination airport:Pfaffnau - offshore
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Pilot lost control of the helicopter shortly after takeoff and the helicopter crashed. All three occupants escaped with non to minor injuries. The 2003 brand new built helicopter was destroyed.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

19-Dec-2010 13:42 Alpine Flight Added
08-Mar-2013 12:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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