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Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Date:12-SEP-2017
Time:12:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Helitrans
Registration: LN-OTR
C/n / msn: 4751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Laksefjordvidda in Finnmark County -   Norway
Phase: Standing
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Skiippagurra
Destination airport:Laksefjordvidda
Investigating agency: AIBN
Narrative:
Overturned upon landing. The four occupants escaped unhurt. The helicopter left Alta that morning and had flown to Skiippagurra in eastern Finnmark. The mission was to inspect hunters.
Dynamic rollover after landing while leaning out to inspect the ground. Likely combination of headset cord snagging an unguarded collective and low collective friction.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/perte-de-controle-apres-latterrissage/
https://www.nordlys.no/nord-norge/finnmark/helikopter/helikopter-med-fire-personer-om-bord-havarerte-i-finnmark/s/5-34-701275
https://www.ifinnmark.no/lebesby/nyheter/ost-finnmark/helikopter-har-havarert-fire-personer-om-bord/s/5-81-583547
https://www.nrk.no/finnmark/helikopter-har-havarert-pa-vidda-i-finnmark-1.13686061
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/dynamic-rollover-headset-snag
https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Published-reports/2020-08

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Eurocopter-AS-350B-3-Ecureuil/1568177/L
http://www.pictaram.today/post/1577480859173352483_4328185171

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AIBN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2017 19:58 whiteshark Added
12-Sep-2017 19:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Plane category]
12-Sep-2017 20:06 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source]
12-Sep-2017 20:15 whiteshark Updated [Registration, Source]
12-Sep-2017 21:14 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source]
12-Sep-2017 21:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
14-Sep-2017 16:04 Anon. Updated [Cn, Embed code]
22-Sep-2017 19:22 harro Updated [Source]
16-May-2020 07:41 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2020 09:03 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-May-2020 09:47 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
11-Sep-2020 19:13 harro Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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