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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190398
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Date:28-SEP-2016
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 532UL Cougar
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: T-338
C/n / msn: 2545
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gotthardpass -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gotthardpass
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed during takeoff from a mountain landing site. The aircraft cut an electricity powerline. Post crash fire. 2 occupants were killed, one was seriously injured. As no technical malfunction indicated the SAF have announced they will resume operations 29 Sept 16 after a brief pause.

Sources:

www.20min.ch
http://www.lessentiel.lu/fr/news/europe/story/Un-helicoptere-de-l-armee-s-ecrase-en-Suisse-11463462
http://www.rts.ch/info/suisse/8051365-un-helicoptere-de-larmee-suisse-sest-ecrase-au-col-du-gothard.html
http://www.rts.ch/info/suisse/8051365-deux-morts-dans-le-crash-au-gothard-de-l-helicoptere-de-l-armee-suisse.html
http://www.20min.ch/ro/news/suisse/story/Le-Super-Puma-a-heurte-une-ligne-a-haute-tension-13340495
https://investir.lesechos.fr/actions/actualites/la-suisse-immobilise-ses-super-puma-apres-un-accident-mortel-1582355.php
http://www.rts.ch/2016/09/28/13/39/8051603.image
https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/super-puma-absturz-kein-hinweis-auf-technische-ursache-von-helikopterabsturz-id5544736.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2016 12:02 geni Added
28-Sep-2016 12:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
28-Sep-2016 12:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Photo, ]
28-Sep-2016 12:53 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Sep-2016 13:05 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative]
28-Sep-2016 13:10 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]
28-Sep-2016 13:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2016 07:06 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Sep-2016 08:33 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Sep-2016 09:08 harro Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]
29-Sep-2016 11:17 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
29-Sep-2016 11:18 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
30-Sep-2016 07:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2016 07:45 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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