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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136759
Last updated: 13 June 2019
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Date:19-AUG-1974
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
F+W Emmen SA 316B Alouette III
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: V-252
C/n / msn: 128/1074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alphubelgletscher, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LSER
Destination airport:Alphubelgletscher - offshore
Narrative:
Touched terrain with the main rotor during landing. Pilot lost control of the helicopter and crashed. Helicopter bowled down the hillside and came to the rest. Pilot was injured and rescued. The Alouette III was completely destroyed.

Sources:

http://178.83.198.61/wings/04-SAF/Basis-e.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2011 04:53 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
07-Dec-2012 13:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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