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Last updated: 20 February 2020
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Date:31-AUG-2019
Time:17:06 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus H125 (AS 350B3e)
Owner/operator:Helitrans A/S
Registration: LN-OFU
C/n / msn: 8721
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Skoddevarre, near Alta, Finnmark -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Airbus H125 (AS 350B3e) crashed in Skoddevarre, near Alta, Finnmark. The helicopter company Helitrans A/S flew local sightseeing flights during the "Høstsprell" local music festival. The helicopter was destroyed. There was a post-impact fire.
Sunday morning: All six on board the helicopter reported perished.
5 occupants were from Alta.
The helicopter was delivered by Airbus Helicopters on 4 June 2019.

EASA: Emergency Airworthiness Directive
AD No.: 2019-0225-E Issued: 11 September 2019.
ATA 63 – Main Rotor Drive – Main Gearbox Drive Shaft / Engine Coupling – Inspection:

Reason:

An accident recently occurred with an AS 350 B3 helicopter, the root cause of which has not been identified and the technical investigation is still ongoing. As a precautionary measure, AH has issued the applicable ASB, providing instructions for a one-time visual inspection of the MGB drive shaft installation.
Due to similarity of design, EC 130 T2 helicopters are also affected. This measure applies only to recently delivered helicopters.

For the reason described above, this AD requires a one-time visual inspection of the affected parts and, depending on findings, accomplishment of applicable corrective action(s).
This AD is considered to be an interim action and further AD action may follow.

Sources:

https://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/i/dOp1WO/fire-omkommet-etter-helikopterstyrt-i-alta
https://www.nrk.no/finnmark/fire-dode_-en-savnet_-en-skadd-i-helikopterstyrt-1.14682759
https://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/helikopter-har-styrtet-sorvest-for-alta---fire-bekreftet-omkommet/71549284
https://www.hovedredningssentralen.no/helikopterstyrt-ved-alta/
https://www.folkebladet.no/innenriks/2019/08/31/Fire-omkom-i-helikopterstyrt-under-festival-i-Alta-19826698.ece?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
https://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/i/awp9O2/seks-personer-omkom-i-helikopterhavariet?utm_source=vgfront&utm_content=row-1

Data ________________________________

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ln-ofu#21eb4ec3
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/LN-OFU.html
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/68075_1560803321.jpg (Photo)

AIBN _________________________________

https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Undersokelser/19-755

EASA _________________________________

https://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2019-0225-E


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2019 17:06 asyl Added
31-Aug-2019 17:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 18:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Photo]
31-Aug-2019 18:28 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 18:56 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 19:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 19:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 20:59 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 21:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 21:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2019 22:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 07:42 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:13 asyl Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:14 harro Updated [Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
01-Sep-2019 08:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 08:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 10:03 harro Updated [Nature, Narrative]
01-Sep-2019 16:50 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
02-Sep-2019 18:46 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
11-Sep-2019 17:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative, Photo]
11-Sep-2019 17:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Photo]
11-Sep-2019 17:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative, Photo]
11-Sep-2019 17:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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