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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68291
Last updated: 24 November 2017
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Date:09-AUG-1985
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Heli Linth AG
Registration: HB-XPG
C/n / msn: 1841
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland
Destination airport:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland
Narrative:
Ex-F-WYMC, F-GGAR. First registered in Switzerland 23.5.85. Written off 9.8.85: Tail rotor struck a crane and crashed on a heap of wood at Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland (at approximate co-ordinates 46°55′N, 9°03′E). The pilot escaped uninjured, but the helicopter was destroyed. Registration HB-XPG cancelled 27.1.86.

Sources:

1. Aviation News 4-17 Oct. 1985
2. http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1193.pdf
3. http://www.swissheli.com/history/hb-xpg.htm
4. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=19993
5. http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/se350show.asp?start=801&count=50
6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diesbach


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Sep-2009 10:47 harro Added
20-Dec-2010 08:44 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 01:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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