ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145331
Last updated: 30 September 2014
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Date:28-APR-2012
Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Air Lloyd Deutsche Helicopter GmbH
Registration: D-HARV
C/n / msn: 12794
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:In a field near Spieckern, about 10km east of Wuppertal -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Spieckern, near Wuppertal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot of a Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter was performing a sightseeing flight when he clipped a powerline and crashed immediately after lifting off from a field near Spieckern, about 10km east of Wuppertal.

All for occupants suffered minor to moderate injuries and were taken to hospital.


Sources:
http://www.wdr.de/tv/aks/sendungsbeitraege/2012/kw17/0429/hubschrauberabsturz.jsp
http://www.derwesten.de/region/hubschrauber-bei-rundflug-ueber-wuppertal-abgestuerzt-id6601895.html
http://www.wz-newsline.de/lokales/wuppertal/hubschrauber-touchiert-stromleitung-vier-verletzte-1.972310
https://losangelesnewsone.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/pol-w-w-hubschrauberabsturz-in-wuppertal/

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/large/672/672782.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2012 18:10 RobertMB Added
28-Apr-2012 18:11 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
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