Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama HB-XII,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83479
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Date:Wednesday 8 April 1981
Time:09:06 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Air Zermatt AG
Registration: HB-XII
MSN: 2551
Year of manufacture:1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Oberaletschgletscher, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ebnefluh - offshore
Destination airport:Mörel - offshore
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The pilot lost half the control of the helicopter and crashedlanded onto the glacier. He escaped uninjured.

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


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 May 1991 HB-XII Air Zermatt AG 0 Betten, VS sub
8 July 2009 HB-XII Air Zermatt 0 Dufourspitze non
18 December 2021 HB-XII Air Zermatt AG 0 Alphubel, VS sub

Revision history:

19-Dec-2010 11:01 Alpine Flight Added

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