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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161231
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Date:26-SEP-2013
Time:13:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Kallax Flyg AB
Registration: SE-JHH
C/n / msn: 1200
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gaku mountain, 85 km N of Kiruna, Norrbotten -   Sweden
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed when recovering a 4-wheel motorcycle (as hanging cargo). On the a/c was a pilot, an assistant, one passenger and a dog. The helicopter lost altitude in strong (down) winds and crashed. No one was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2327&artikel=5658468
https://www.havkom.se/news.asp?newsID=688&language=1
http://www.nordicrotors.com/SE-JHH
http://www.havkom.se/virtupload/reports/RL_2014_08e.pdf accidentinvestigation
http://aerossurance.com/?p=577


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2013 17:51 Masen63 Added
12-Jun-2014 12:06 Masen63 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2014 14:18 TB Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Jul-2020 20:30 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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