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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208162
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:24-MAR-2018
Time:08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 135T1
Owner/operator:Air-Glaciers
Registration: HB-ZIR
C/n / msn: 0105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Bernhard -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:l’hospice du Grand-Saint-Bernard
Narrative:
The accident happened in daylight in reportedly reduced visibility and strong winds. The helicopter was one of 2 that responding to recover people that may have become trapped by an avalanche.
There was no injuries.

Sources:

www.rro.ch
http://www.20min.ch/ro/news/romandie/story/Catastrophe-evitee-malgre-une-avalanche-et-un-crash-21285593#showid=238411&index=undefined


Images:

Photo of HB-ZIR courtesy AirHistory.net


Sion (LSGS / LSMS / SIR)
8 February 2018; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2018 07:23 Copi Added
25-Mar-2018 22:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Mar-2018 16:14 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]

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