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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83541
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:20-JUL-1981
Time:11:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Air Grischa AG
Registration: HB-XFY
C/n / msn: 1121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Calancatal, Arvigo, District of Moesa, Canton of Graubünden -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Calancatal, Arvigo, District of Moesa, Canton of Graubünden
Destination airport:Calancatal, Arvigo, District of Moesa, Canton of Graubünden
Narrative:
First registered in Switzerland as HB-XFY on 15.8.79. Written off 20.7.81 when crashed at Calancatal, Arvigo, a municipality in the district of Moesa in the south of the Swiss canton of Graubünden, next to Ticino, Switzerland. There was a bang before the helicopter crashed into the wooded area and flipped to the side. Registration HB-XFY cancelled 25.11.81.

Sources:

1. http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1045.pdf
2. http://www.swissheli.com/history/hb-xfy.htm
3. http://www.heli-archive.ch/en/companies/air-grischa/
4. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=46316
5. http://www.sust.admin.ch/pdfs/AV-berichte//1045.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Dec-2010 11:42 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
28-Jun-2014 20:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Jun-2014 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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