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Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Date:18-APR-1997
Time:10:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Air Glaciers SA
Registration: HB-XJL
C/n / msn: 51479
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Glacier du Trient, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ch‚ble - offshore
Destination airport:Glacier du Trient - offshore
Narrative:
The helicopter with three people onboard crashed while landing on the glacier. All three occupants escaped uninjured. The helicopter was badly damaged an is a w/o.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1683.pdf

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

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2011 16:27 Alpine Flight Added

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