ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214888
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Narrative:During laser scanning of a power line 21 June 2018, the helicopter main rotor hit a crossing power line. Three conductors on the 110 kV line were cut, but the helicopter made a safe landing at the nearby airport Gullknapp (ENGK).
|Date:||Thursday 21 June 2018|
Hughes 500D (369D)
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||10 km NW of Grimstad, Aust-Agder County -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Investigating agency: ||AIBN|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
None of the two persons onboard were injured, and the helicopter was only substantially damaged. The incident will be seen in conjunction with a similar incident that occurred on January 18, 2018, where a helicopter, LN-OST, was close to hitting a crossing power line during powerline inspection.
AIBN made one recommendation on marking crossing wires.
https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Investigations/18-550 http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/wirestrike-powerline-inspection http://www.flyfinland.fi/view/13212/
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|Investigating agency: ||AIBN |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||1 year 1 month|
|Download report: || Final report|
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