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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178765
Last updated: 11 May 2020
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Time:16:21 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Kallax Flyg AB
Registration: SE-JJM
C/n / msn: 1388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Reisadalen, near Tromso -   Norway
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Alta
Destination airport:Kiruna
As the helicopter approached Reisadalen, the commander performed a right hand turn to a northwesterly heading. At that stage, the helicopter lost the height although the commander pulled the collective lever. The helicopter descended vertically and landed hard on its undercarriage. The helicopter got extensive damage. The pilot suffered injuries leading to hospitalization. The Norwegian Joint Rescue Coordination Centre deployed a rescue Sea King helicopter and an EMS helicopter to the site, some 90 kilometres east of Tromsų. The helicopter was damaged and the pilot was brought to Tromsų hospital with back injuries.

AIBN say: Execution of the flight, as well as the results of the blood sample taken four hours after the accident substantiate that he flew under influence of alcohol. His relationship with alcohol has been known in the helicopter community and with aviation authorities for several years.


Revision history:

17-Aug-2015 18:02 Masen63 Added
17-Aug-2015 22:23 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2015 18:50 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2015 06:24 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
01-Dec-2015 06:25 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
17-Jan-2016 16:09 Anon. Updated [Damage]
01-Mar-2016 12:45 Masen63 Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2016 10:58 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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