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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228500
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:24-AUG-2019
Time:c. 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EXEC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RotorWay Exec 162F
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: HB-YKJ
C/n / msn: 6468
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:between Herisau and Hundwil, AR -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Uerenbohl
Destination airport:Alpstein
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
A RotorWay Exec 162F helicopter crashed during an autorotation and was destroyed by fire.
The pilot died in the crash, the passenger survived the crash but was seriously injured.


Sources:

https://www.heli-archive.ch/en/helicopters/helicopter-accidents/24082019-exec-162f-herisauae/
https://www.24heures.ch/news/news/homme-meurt-accident-helicoptere/story/29462023
https://twnews.ch/ch-news/helikopter-absturz-bei-herisau-mann-59-tot-frau-56-schwer-verletzt
https://www.bzbasel.ch/schweiz/heli-crash-in-herisau-mann-stirbt-auf-unfallstelle-frau-verletzt-im-spital-geborgen-von-einer-helfenden-drittperson-135455476
https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/ostschweiz/wrack-in-flammen-helikopter-absturz-bei-herisau-ar-id15481947.html
https://www.toponline.ch/news/stgallen/detail/news/toedlicher-helikopterabsturz-in-herisau-00118208/
https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-YKJ.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2019 07:50 gerard57 Added
25-Aug-2019 09:19 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2019 09:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Aug-2019 09:41 RobertMB Updated [Source]
25-Aug-2019 12:39 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2019 14:16 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
03-Sep-2019 17:59 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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