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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193668
Last updated: 25 February 2017
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Date:17-FEB-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-7
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:St. Moritz -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Samedan (LSZS)
Narrative:
A Pilatus PC-7 of the "Swiss Air Force PC-7 Team" colldided with a camera cable during a display flight at the Ski World Championship 2017 in St. Moritz. The cable broke and the camera fell onto the piste, in the final end of the ski run area.
The 20 kg camera system hangs from 2 steel cables over a distance of about 1 km, controlled with a third cable.
The PC-7 landed safely in Samedan (LSZS) with some wing damage .

Sources:

Live-TV, austrian channel (ORF1)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2017 11:44 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
17-Feb-2017 12:00 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2017 13:08 176.127.30.224 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2017 13:34 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Feb-2017 13:37 harro Updated [Narrative]
17-Feb-2017 17:26 lspm Updated [Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
18-Feb-2017 11:23 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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