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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187543
Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:22-MAY-2016
Time:19:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 355NP Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: HB-ZOO
C/n / msn: 5751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hengill volcano -   Iceland
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Reykjavík
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed during the return from a sightseeing trip. All five occupants were injured. None of the injuries are life-threatening, but three people suffered broken bones. The helicopter is severely damaged.

Only 35 minutes after the emergency signal was sent out, the passengers had been taken aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter, which flew them to Landspítali National University Hospital in Fossvogur.

Sources:

https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2016/05/23/jailed_icelandic_banker_among_helicopter_crash_pass/
http://icelandreview.com/news/2016/05/24/helicopter-accident-near-reykjavik
https://www.bea.aero/les-enquetes/les-evenements-notifies/detail/event/accident-de-lhelicoptere-as355-immatricule-hb-zoo-et-exploite-par-heli-lausanne-survenu-le-22052016-pres-de-reykjavik-enquete-menee-par-aib-islande/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2016 15:05 gerard57 Added
23-May-2016 17:40 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
23-May-2016 18:55 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source]
25-May-2016 16:38 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2016 06:29 akerlie Updated [Operator]
19-Jun-2018 21:28 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Damage]
11-Jun-2019 06:43 harro Updated [Operator]

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