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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58624
Last updated: 15 August 2018
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Date:05-FEB-2009
Time:1 pm local
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Heliwest
Registration: OH-HWH
C/n / msn: 500702D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pyhäselkä, approx. 15 km southeast from Joensuu -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:-
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was cutting treetops and branches near high voltage power lines with an extended twin blade motorized saw under it´s belly. Crashed to the ground among trees from an altitude of about 20 meters for unknown reasons. Pilot received cuts and bruises. Helicopter likely to be written off.

Sources:

Karjalainen
FsNordic.net


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2009 11:26 slowkid Added

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