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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122856
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Dala Helikopter DH AB
Registration: SE-JBU
C/n / msn: 480294D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:NNV Lake Klutsjön, Idre -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Moving a herd of reindeers. After a sharp noice, the engine shook and stopped. The helicopter was hovering at an altitude of 10-12 m, lost altitude fast and hits terrain (bog) hard (low speed, high sinkrate), rotorblades also strikes terrain.

The connection between turbine and compressor (a 'splined adapter') failed due to fatigue.

Pilot and "passenger" was hurt but could leave the helicopter. One was airlifted but the other one had to be transported by (road) ambulance some 200 km to hospital.




Part of SHK RL 2011:03

Revision history:

01-Jun-2011 01:18 Masen63 Added
06-Sep-2014 13:45 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]

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