Accident Agusta A109K2 HB-XWE,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90318
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Date:Tuesday 16 February 1993
Time:15:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Agusta A109K2
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Ambulance
Registration: HB-XWE
MSN: 10005
Year of manufacture:1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Zugersee, near Buonas, Zurich -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gsteigwiler (LSXI)
Destination airport:Zürich (LSZH)
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Whilst en route from Gesteigwiter to Zurich, the helicopter apparently flew into the waters of Lake Zug some 50 km south of its destination. The accident happened in daylight but in poor weather with reduced visibility in snow and fog. The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

19-Feb-2011 05:19 Alpine Flight Added
19-Feb-2011 05:23 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator]
27-Jan-2013 12:09 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Jul-2016 21:24 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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