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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16605
Last updated: 25 June 2020
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Date:14-OCT-1996
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Airlift A/S
Registration: LN-OPR
C/n / msn: 6028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vevring -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Førde hospital
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was destroyed when it collided with power lines, went out of control and fell into the waters of a fjord during a medevac flight. The helicopter had earlier collected a doctor from a hospital in Førde and was flying along the shore of the fjord looking for the farm where it was to collect the patient when it flew into the power lines at a height of about 60 to 65 metres amsl. The accident happened at night but in clear weather; all four persons on board (crew of three plus the Doctor) were killed.

Sources:

1. Norwegian Civil Aircraft since 1919 / K. Hagby, 1980 (ISBN 0 904597 2 7)
2. Flight International 19-25 November 1997
3. https://www.aibn.no/Luftfart/Rapporter/2000-17
Flynytt 6/2004, p75


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2008 13:00 ASN archive Added
20-Mar-2011 14:49 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2012 11:22 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source]
28-Nov-2016 23:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2017 15:04 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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