Incident Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil HB-XPG,
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Date:Friday 9 August 1985
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Heli Linth AG
Registration: HB-XPG
MSN: 1841
Year of manufacture:1985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland
Destination airport:Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Ex-F-WYMC, F-GGAR. First registered in Switzerland 23.5.85. Written off 9.8.85: Tail rotor struck a crane and crashed on a heap of wood at Diesbach, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland (at approximate co-ordinates 46°55′N, 9°03′E). The pilot escaped uninjured, but the helicopter was destroyed. Registration HB-XPG cancelled 27.1.86.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. Aviation News 4-17 Oct. 1985

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
30 June 2007 F-GGAR IXAir 3 Bois de Raveau, near to La Charité-sur-Loire, Nièvre department w/o

Revision history:

19-Sep-2009 10:47 harro Added
20-Dec-2010 08:44 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 01:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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