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Date:09-FEB-2021
Time:17:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Courchevel Heli Services
Registration: F-HUBA
C/n / msn: 3881
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mont Charvet, near Courchevel, Savoie -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Courchevel Altiport (CVF/LFLJ)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Bell 206 B JetRanger III struck Mont Charvet, near Courchevel, Savoie, at an altitude of 1,900 metres.
Two of the five occupants were killed and the helicopter was destroyed.

The aircraft belongs to the pilot.
Polytraumatised but conscious, he was heliborne to the Chu Grenoble-Alpes. His vital prognosis is not engaged learnt the media.
The two other injured were sent to the Albertville-Moûtiers Hospital. The two victims are not locals, but holidaymakers currently staying in the resort. They had all gone for a helicopter ride after a ski touring trip earlier in the day.

Sources:

https://www.lyoncapitale.fr/actualite/savoie-deux-morts-dans-le-crash-d-un-helicoptere-a-courchevel/#:~:text=1%20personne%20est%20en%20urgence,deux%20personnes%20en%20urgence%20relative.
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/au-moins-deux-morts-dans-un-crash-d-helicoptere-a-courchevel-1612893334
https://www.lci.fr/justice-faits-divers/courchevel-savoie-au-moins-deux-personnes-decedent-dans-un-crash-d-helicoptere-dent-du-villard-2177931.html
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1395644/France-news-helicopter-crash-dead-injured-ski-resort-courchevel-latest
https://www.ledauphine.com/faits-divers-justice/2021/02/09/un-helicoptere-se-crashe-a-courchevel-au-moins-deux-morts

Data ___________________________

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/001/124/001124587.jpg (photo, taken by the pilot)

BEA____________________________

Media:


Images:

Photo of F-HUBA courtesy AirHistory.net


Courchevel (LFLJ / CVF)
8 March 2014; (c) Michiel van Herten

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Feb-2021 18:25 Iceman 29 Added
09-Feb-2021 18:45 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
09-Feb-2021 19:14 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
09-Feb-2021 19:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
09-Feb-2021 19:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
09-Feb-2021 19:36 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
09-Feb-2021 19:40 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]
09-Feb-2021 20:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2021 20:51 Geno Updated [Source]
09-Feb-2021 20:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2021 08:55 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2021 21:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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