Incident Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil HB-XMA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83538
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Date:Monday 4 February 1985
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Heliswiss/A+E Leasing AG
Registration: HB-XMA
MSN: 1345
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pontresina, District of Maloja, Canton of Graubünden -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:St. Moritz-Bad Heliport (LSXM)
Destination airport:Engadin/Pontresina Airport (LSZS)
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
On 4.2.85, the helicopter landed too short and flipped over at Pontresina, a municipality in the district of Maloja, in the canton of Graubünden. It was substantially damaged. The occupants escaped with minor injuries.

Repaired and returned to service: sold to Spain on 7.5.90, and became EC-EVA with Heliswiss Iberica. Still registered 2011 as such

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


3. EC-EVA (ex-HB-XMA) on 16.12.2010:


AS 350B HB-XMA at Basle/Mulhouse (BSL/LFSB) France, September 1984:

Revision history:

20-Dec-2010 11:26 Alpine Flight Added
28-Jun-2014 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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