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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199451
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Date:01-JAN-1998
Time:16:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-2
Owner/operator:Air Transport Europe
Registration: OM-NIS
C/n / msn: 52 8233 073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bratislava -   Slovakia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Heliport Dolny Kubin Hospital
Destination airport:Heliport Bratislava Kramare Hospital
Narrative:
Ambulance flight with 2-days old prematurely born girl. Crashed after unsuccessful attempt to land at Bratislava Kramare hospital heliport in bad weather (visibility 240-400 ft at a height of 100 ft, after sunset, fog). CFIT - VFR into IMC conditions. Three occupants (pilot, nurse, and baby) were killed instantly, doctor died of his injuries after eight days in hospital.

Sources:

Sveton, Pavol: Helicoopter above Tatras - A Concise History of Air Rescue, 2009
http://www.vrtulniky.sk/letecke-nehody/kramare-bratislava-1998/
https://sk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vrtu%C4%BEn%C3%ADkov%C3%A1_z%C3%A1chrann%C3%A1_zdravotn%C3%A1_slu%C5%BEba


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Sep-2017 15:13 TB Added
06-Jun-2020 11:51 zitko Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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