Wirestrike Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3e Ecureuil HB-ZTV,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 276547
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Date:Wednesday 16 March 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3e Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Heli-TV SA
Registration: HB-ZTV
MSN: 7409
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gordola, Ticino -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Gordola
Destination airport:Valle del Carcale
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Eurocopter AS 350B3e Ecureuil was transporting materials by underslung load (HESLO) when it collided with a conductor of a high voltage power line and crashed.
The pilot died and the helicopter was destroyed by a post-crash fire.




Revision history:

16-Mar-2022 14:36 gerard57 Added
16-Mar-2022 15:04 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Mar-2022 15:08 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 15:08 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Embed code]
16-Mar-2022 15:58 harro Updated [[Phase, Embed code]]
16-Mar-2022 16:02 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 16:12 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 16:36 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 17:46 PolandMoment Updated [Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 19:20 rotorspot Updated [Time, Registration, Country, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 19:20 harro Updated [Country, Narrative]
21-Mar-2022 19:36 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
31-Mar-2022 09:15 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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