Accident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama HB-XLT,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83393
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Date:Tuesday 5 August 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Air Glaciers SA
Registration: HB-XLT
MSN: 2020/13
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Münch-Nordhang, BE -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Lauterbrunnen - offshore
Destination airport:Lauterbrunnen - offshore
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During flight the door of the helicopter opened and the jacket of the pilot fell outside. It came into the rear rotor. The rear rotor escaped from the helicopter and the helicopter crashed killing the pilot. The helicopter was a year before converted from an Alouette II. Pieces of the helicopter were taken to rebuilt it. The helicopter was rebuilt and then registred as F-GHYM.

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


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
6 June 1984 HB-XLT Air Glaciers SA 0 Mazembroz, VS sub

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18-Dec-2010 09:04 Alpine Flight Added

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