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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219542
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Time:05:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 135T2+
Owner/operator:Policie ČR
Registration: OK-BYB
MSN: 0340
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stará Huť nr Dobříš, okr. Příbram. -   Czech Republic
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Václav Havel Int’l(Praha-Ruzyně)(PRG/LKPR)
Destination airport:Stará Huť near Dobříš
In Stara Hut near Dobříš in district Příbram before 5:00 am crash rescue helicopter. No one is hurt. The machine is damaged. The accident happened when landing on a local football field, the helicopter flew to a seriously wounded patient, only a crew was on board during the accident, police spokeswoman Eva Kropáčová told CTK.
"A pilot from a previously unknown cause was hitting a propeller with a metal construction on the football field where he landed, and the helicopter was damaged," Kropáčová said. According to her, the helicopter comes from the base at the airport in Prague Ruzyně. The amount of damage will be determined in the following days. "The cause of the accident is the subject of an investigation," Kropáčová added.
According to Petry Effenberger's Rescue Service Spokesperson, the helicopter flew to the heavily injured man who had struck the train. The man lost his leg, his head was seriously injured, and he was deeply unconscious. "There was intensive medical care, airways secured, man was connected to artificial pulmonary ventilation and, due to circumstances, was transported by land route to Motol Hospital," Effenberger said.

According to available information, the helicopter was manufactured in 2004.

It has a damaged main rotor, and a tail part is also partially broken. The helicopter apparently had to hit the protective net of the football field.




Photo of OK-BYB courtesy

Prague - Václav Havel (LKPR / PRG)
12 May 2017; (c) Michiel van Herten

Revision history:

15-Dec-2018 22:17 Nepa Added [Operator]
15-Dec-2018 23:46 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Dec-2018 00:26 Geno Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source]
16-Dec-2018 01:38 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2018 19:38 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
31-Dec-2018 11:39 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]

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