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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231394
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Owner/operator:Wucher Helicopter GmbH
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kitzbühel, Streif - Hausbergkante -   Austria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
In the context of a HESLO operation, a helper was to attach TV stage material to the helicopter's external cargo harness. As the helicopter ascended, the load hook suddenly opened. The whole cargo harness then fell from a height of about 30 meters onto the worker. Load was apparently still on the ground. The helper suffered considerable injuries - he was flown by emergency helicopter to the St. Johann hospital.


Revision history:

15-Dec-2019 09:27 investigator Added
16-Dec-2019 10:13 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities]

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