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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78703
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 412HP (Hkp11)
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet, Swedish Air Force
Registration: 334 / Z34
MSN: 25804
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:in sea off Karlsborg -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Karlsborg
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
The crew was training rescue in open water. At 9th round, the helicopter hits the ice at high sinkrate. The ice breaks, the helicopter turns (to the right) upside down and it sinks (door open). Front towards the bottom and rear part of the fuselage at the edge of the ice. One medic was found drowned, still in his harness.

Sources: (accident report in swedish)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

13-Oct-2010 11:05 Masen63 Added
23-Dec-2010 05:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
06-Jan-2012 15:07 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
29-Oct-2019 20:53 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]

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