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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121431
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Date:30-MAR-2011
Time:15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 532UL (TH98) Cougar
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: T-341
C/n / msn: 2559/MIS026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maderanertal, UR -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:LSMA
Destination airport:LSMA
Narrative:
Helicopter crashed in mountainous terrain (2300 m above sea level) in the Canton of Uri. The two severely injured pilots and the injured loadmaster were rescued and flown to hospitals. The helicopter started in Alpnach - LSMA.

NB: TH98 is not an official type I/D and only used by the Swiss Air Force.

Sources:

1. http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/panorama/nach_heli-absturz_in_uri_zwei_militaerpiloten_geborgen_1.10092952.html
2. https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/zentralschweiz/die-bilder-des-abgestuerzten-armee-helis-169706_ (accident photos)
3. http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/6/6/1302664.jpg (photo)
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/8421117/Pictures-of-the-day-1-April-2011.html?image=7 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2011 04:32 Bonaventura Added
31-Mar-2011 05:43 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
31-Mar-2011 10:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
01-Apr-2011 05:26 RobertMB Updated [Source]
01-Apr-2011 17:09 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Apr-2011 17:12 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Apr-2011 13:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
02-Aug-2014 20:06 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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