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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76400
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:20-JAN-2003
Time:c. 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B105 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB Bo 105CBS-5
Owner/operator:ADAC Luftrettung
Registration: D-HLFB
C/n / msn: S-868
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elbe cannel, near Hohnstorf -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Hamburg/Boberg Hospital
Destination airport:Uelzen Hospital
Narrative:
"Christoph 19" crashed into ice-floe covered Elbe cannel near Bienenbüttel and sank. The emergency doctor drowned. The pilot (35) and the emergency assistent survived.
According to witnesses, the machine (height: about 4m) after the successful flying under the well 5 meters high bridge with the skid on an ice floe to be stuck. The helicopter sank after the main rotor hit the ice. The accident caused by a damaged/defective tail rotor.

Sources:

helionline.net (casualties)
http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/fahrlaessigkeit-hubschrauberpilot-flog-unter-bruecke-hindurch-188514.html
https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/hubschrauberabsturz-sanitaeter-belastet-piloten-schwer-192241.html
Pictures and Narrative: http://www.rth.info/sar71/chr29/aktuell.christoph19-absturz.2003.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2010 06:11 TB Added
11-Oct-2016 16:52 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2019 09:46 jsm Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2019 10:00 jsm Updated [Source, Narrative]

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