ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138099
Last updated: 18 June 2013
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Narrative:The helicopter was transporting water to Aitik mine in a vessel hanging under the helicopter, used for firefighting, from a small lake near the mine. The purpouse was to reduce a problem with dust.
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger
|C/n / msn:|| 51407|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Near Aitik mine, Gällivare -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Destination airport:||Aitik, Gällivare|
By some reason, the pilot lost control when hovering and the helicopter crashlanded in a bog beside the lake. The helicopter came to a rest lying on its side and the pilot could leave the helicopter unharmed or with minor injuries.
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