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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87390
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Date:05-MAY-1993
Time:17:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 206B III JetRanger
Owner/operator:Heliswiss
Registration: HB-XPQ
MSN: 8606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bösingen, FR -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bern Airport (LSZB)
Destination airport:Bösingen - offshore
Narrative:
The pilot and the flight instructor made auto-rotation landings in Bösingen as they collided with a power line. The rear rotor and the fin were damaged. Aircraft substantially damaged, but repaired and returned to service: finally written off in a later accident on 25 April 2012 (which see)

Sources:

1. http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1504.pdf
2. http://www.swissheli.com/history/hb-xpq.htm
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=19898

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

24 May 2012 HB-XPQ Heliswiss 3 Near Eggschwand, Tschäggeten-Alp, Kandertal, Berner Oberland w/o

Media:

Bell 206B Jetranger, HB-XPQ, Heliswiss, Switzerland HB XPQ

Images:

Photo of HB-XPQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
18 February 2009; (c) Rolf Wallner


1996 Loewengarage Zollikofen BE Switzerland - sightseeing flights

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2011 02:31 Alpine Flight Added
11-Jul-2011 04:25 1qay Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Aug-2016 14:33 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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