ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48544
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Date:28-NOV-2008
Time:10:23 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky/VFW-Fokker CH-53G
Owner/operator:Heeresflieger (German Army Aviation) MTHR25
Registration: 84+36
C/n / msn: V65-034
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Titlisarea, near Bern -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:ETHL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter tried to make a nosewheel-landing for training purpose when it was caught by strong winds resulting in a "lost of control". The helo came to rest after slipping 300-400 downwards into snow. The accident occured in the Titlisarea at 2400 meters altitude.

Sources:
http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/panorama/deutscher_militaerhelikopter_titlis_1.1324711.html
http://www.20min.ch/news/luzern/story/Deutscher-Militaerhelikopter-im-Titlisgebiet-verunfallt-20687445
http://www.20min.ch/news/luzern/story/Deutscher-Militaerhelikopter-im-Titlisgebiet-verunfallt-20687445
http://www.sf.tv/videoplayer/sa_player.php?divid=vplayer4930f592d2874&skinid=popup&referrer=http%3A//www.sf.tv/sf1/schweizaktuell/index.php%3Fdocid%3D20081128&usage= (video)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2008 09:55 RobertMB Added
08-Mar-2010 13:33 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
23-Jun-2010 13:50 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Aug-2010 09:16 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
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