Accident Bell 206B JetRanger II HB-XCP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48278
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Date:Monday 14 January 1980
Time:11:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Registration: HB-XCP
MSN: 33
Year of manufacture:1967
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gruyéres - LSGT -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:LSGT
Destination airport:Schwarzsee - offshore
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The pilot lost control of the helicopter shortly after take off and the helicopter crashed killing all four occupants. HB-XCP was originally built as a Bell 206A Jet Ranger. The helicopter was completely destroyed.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
08-Jan-2011 12:49 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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