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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47773
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Time:10:57 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Air Zermatt AG
Registration: HB-XFX
C/n / msn: 2445
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Capanna Margeritha, Punta Gnifetti, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zermatt - LSEZ
Destination airport:Monte Rosa Massif area
Struck mountainside while operating at max power in difficult conditions, with subsequent power loss. The occupants all received serious injuries.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2010 10:39 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Sep-2017 11:31 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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