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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121415
Last updated: 10 November 2020
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Time:10:07 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 135P2+
Owner/operator:BMI (Bundesministerium für Inneres)
Registration: OE-BXF
C/n / msn: 0674
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Achensee, near Achenkirch -   Austria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Flugrettungszentrum Öamtc Heliport (LOJO), Innsbruck
Destination airport:Flugrettungszentrum Öamtc Heliport (LOJO), Innsbruck
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Crashed into Achensee, near Achenkirch during a border surveillance flight. According to an eyewitness the helicopter was flying very low when he headed over the lake, after he tipped the water surface lightly it ascended rapidly and crashed into the lake afterwards with a loud bang.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Photo of OE-BXF courtesy

Innsbruck - ÖAMTC Flugrettungszentrum Heliport (LOJO)
25 February 2011; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

30-Mar-2011 08:07 transylvhwp Added
30-Mar-2011 08:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative]
30-Mar-2011 09:09 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2011 09:19 TB Updated [Source]
30-Mar-2011 13:20 mhab Updated [Narrative]
30-Mar-2011 13:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
30-Mar-2011 13:42 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
31-Mar-2011 12:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
31-Mar-2011 16:29 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
01-Apr-2011 17:14 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
02-Apr-2011 04:22 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Mar-2013 12:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2013 07:16 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-May-2016 08:33 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
07-May-2016 10:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
06-Aug-2017 12:29 eagle eye Updated [Source]
10-Nov-2019 19:57 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
24-Nov-2019 07:55 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
24-Nov-2019 08:02 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
24-Nov-2019 08:09 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Accident report, ]
15-Dec-2019 09:07 Anon. Updated [Source]

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