Accident Bell 407 SX-HEJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 280794
 
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Date:Monday 25 July 2022
Time:c. 18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B407 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 407
Owner/operator:Superior Air
Registration: SX-HEJ
MSN: 53750
Year of manufacture:2007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Superior Air Heliport, Loutsa, Spata -   Greece
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Superior Air Heliport, Mykonos
Destination airport:Superior Air Heliport, Loutsa, Spata
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A passenger from a Bell 407 was struck and killed by the tail rotor after the helicopter had landed at the Superior Air heliport in Spata, near Athens.

Sources:

https://www.kathimerini.gr/society/561973666/dystychima-me-elikoptero-sta-spata-pos-echase-ti-zoi-toy-o-nearos-vretanos/
https://www.protothema.gr/greece/article/1268301/tragodia-se-elikodromio-sta-spata-o-21hronos-sta-spata-plisiase-ton-elika-kai-diamelistike/
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1189860/briton-22-killed-after-being-struck-by-helicopter-tail-rotor/
https://thetimes.gr/british-tourist-killed-after-being-struck-by-helicopter-blades-in-greece/

https://www.superior-air.gr/helicopters/bell-407-sx-hej/

https://www.superior-air.gr/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2022 06:10 gerard57 Added
26-Jul-2022 06:24 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2022 07:16 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
26-Jul-2022 07:23 harro Updated [Operator, Source, Category]
26-Jul-2022 07:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
26-Jul-2022 08:09 harro Updated [Location, Source, Category]
26-Jul-2022 08:10 harro Updated [Nature]
26-Jul-2022 10:24 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
26-Jul-2022 10:25 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
27-Jul-2022 13:31 johnwg Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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