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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83412
Last updated: 11 December 2020
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Time:08:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Registration: HB-XPP
C/n / msn: 2679
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Eigernordwand, BE -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Grindelwald - offshore
Destination airport:Grindelwald - offshore
The helicopter was hovering near a crag as a stone fell on the main rotor. The pilot was able to fly away from the crag and meke an emergency landing. All three occupants were uninjured.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

6 Jan 2002 HB-XPP BOHAG 0 Adelboden, BE non
9 Jul 2009 VT-WEX Himalayan Heli Services 0 Amarnath Caves, Jammu and Kashmir w/o

Revision history:

18-Dec-2010 14:04 Alpine Flight Added

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