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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165598
Last updated: 24 April 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Elitecnica Italiana srl
Registration: I-ELTE
C/n / msn: 1477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Colle del Lys, Graian, Province of Turin -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Breuil-Cervinia, Valle d'Aosta
Destination airport:Col di Lys< Province of Turin
Ex-HB-XMI (from 22581). Re-registered I-ELTE 28.5.84. Substantially damaged 18.3.85: the helicopter made a heavy landing at 4,200 metres of altitude on the Col di Lys (at approximate co-ordinates: 45 °10'40 "N, 7°22'57 "E) during a mission of heliskiing. Of the five persons on board, no one gets hurt.

(The Colle del Lys is a high mountain pass of Graian located in the Province of Turin , which connects the lower Susa Valley and the Valley of Viù , namely the municipalities of Rubiana and Viù).

The AS.350B was repaired and returned to service; currently still registered



Revision history:

19-Apr-2014 19:16 astazou Added
19-Apr-2014 19:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Jun-2014 22:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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