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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83532
Last updated: 15 January 2022
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Time:10:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B1 Ecureuil
Registration: HB-XSO
MSN: 1950
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sabbione, TI -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:LSZA
Destination airport:Sabbione
The pilot was forced to make an autorotation landing due to low fuel. The helicopter was substantial damaged in this landing. The pilot escaped uninjured. The helicopter was repaired and converted to an AS 350B2. It crashed in 2013, killing four occupants.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Jun 1992 ZK-HEA Glacier Helicopters 0 Fox Glacier valley sub
29 Jun 2013 HB-XSO Heli-TV 4 Near Lodrino, TI w/o

Revision history:

20-Dec-2010 07:50 Alpine Flight Added
30-Jun-2013 11:17 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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