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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147369
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Knaus Helicopter GmbH
Registration: OE-XJG
C/n / msn: 2540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:9
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sölden, Ötztal -   Austria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Sölden
Destination airport:Sölden
The helicopter, a Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama (OE-XJG) lost a concrete bin (750kg) above a cable car near Sölden, Ötztal, which hit a cabin of the cable car. Nine German passengers in the cable car cabin were killed as it crashed to the ground. Seven other passengers of the cable car suffered minor to serious injuries.


Revision history:

03-Aug-2012 03:40 mhab Added
11-Nov-2012 12:48 astazou Updated [Registration, Source]
12-Nov-2012 06:58 astazou Updated [Cn]
29-Sep-2013 20:26 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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