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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74452
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FH11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild-Hiller FH-1100
Registration: N8672
MSN: 92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mönchgrün, near Schleiz, next to motorway A9 -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Mossbach
Destination airport:Mossbach
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The helicopter was performing a privately organized sightseeing flight and had started in Mossbach, Thüringen. Near the town of Mönchgrün, next to the motorway A9, the helicopter lost height and dropped to the ground. All four occupants were killed.
Cause: failure to carry out an autorotation landing following fuel shortage.

Sources:,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bericht_10_CX004_Hiller1100_M%C3%B6nchgr%C3%BCn.pdf,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bulletin2010-05.pdf,1518,696414,00.html (photo)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-May-2010 10:15 TB Added
23-May-2010 10:23 TB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
23-May-2010 10:38 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-May-2010 16:05 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
23-May-2010 22:01 flyflyfly Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2010 01:41 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
24-May-2010 02:27 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2010 10:38 harro Updated [Source]
24-Oct-2011 11:46 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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