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Last updated: 28 December 2019
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Date:08-JUL-2009
Time:13:25 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
Registration: HB-XII
C/n / msn: 2551
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Dufourspitze -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Zermatt - LSEZ
Destination airport:Zermatt - LSEZ
Narrative:
During fixed rope evacuation of a sick climber a mountain guide assisting fell to his death due to rock fall

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/HB-XII.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of HB-XII courtesy AirHistory.net


Raron - Heliport (LSER)
8 February 2018; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2010 09:51 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
05-Apr-2011 05:11 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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