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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83479
Last updated: 28 April 2021
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Date:08-APR-1981
Time:09:06 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 AG
Registration: HB-XII
MSN: 2551
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Oberaletschgletscher, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Ebnefluh - offshore
Destination airport:Mörel - offshore
Narrative:
The pilot lost half the control of the helicopter and crashedlanded onto the glacier. He escaped uninjured.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1026.pdf

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

24 May 1991 HB-XII Air Zermatt AG 0 Betten, VS sub
8 Jul 2009 HB-XII Air Zermatt 0 Dufourspitze non


Images:

Photo of HB-XII courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Dec-2010 11:01 Alpine Flight Added

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