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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83538
Last updated: 29 May 2017
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Date:04-FEB-1985
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Heliswiss/A+E Leasing AG
Registration: HB-XMA
C/n / msn: 1345
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Pontresina, District of Maloja, Canton of Graubünden -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:St. Moritz-Bad Heliport (LSXM)
Destination airport:Engadin/Pontresina Airport (LSZS)
Narrative:
On 4.2.85, the helicopter landed too short and flipped over at Pontresina, a municipality in the district of Maloja, in the canton of Graubünden. It was substantially damaged. The occupants escaped with minor injuries.

Repaired and returned to service: sold to Spain on 7.5.90, and became EC-EVA with Heliswiss Iberica. Still registered 2011 as such

Sources:

1. http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1175.pdf
2. http://www.swissheli.com/history/hb-xma.htm
3. EC-EVA (ex-HB-XMA) on 16.12.2010: http://planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=1003350

AS 350B HB-XMA at Basle/Mulhouse (BSL/LFSB) France, September 1984:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Dec-2010 11:26 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
28-Jun-2014 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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