Incident Hughes 369D OH-HWH, 05 Feb 2009
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58624
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Time:1 pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Registration: OH-HWH
MSN: 500702D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pyhäselkä, approx. 15 km southeast from Joensuu -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter was cutting treetops and branches near high voltage power lines with an extended twin blade motorized saw under it´s belly. Crashed to the ground among trees from an altitude of about 20 meters for unknown reasons. Pilot received cuts and bruises. Helicopter likely to be written off.



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06-Feb-2009 11:26 slowkid Added

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