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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163101
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:HeliAir Sweden
Registration: SE-JKP
MSN: 3797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rögla NW Ystad -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
A helicopter inspecting power lines crashed in a field. The crew of two had just crossed an intersecting superimposed power line when they turned back in order to inspect a nearby pole. The downwind turn was conducted on the leeward side of a hill, where strong winds left little room to manoeuvre ahead of the recently crossed power line, why the helicopter lost height and collided with the ground at low speed.

The Swedish Accident Investigation Board (Statens Haverikommission, SHK) says that nothing indicates that any technical faults contributed to the incident. SHK concludes that the accident was caused by “the flight being carried out under meteorological conditions that impeded the possibility to execute the turn in the section of terrain in question, meaning the available power was less than that required to avoid collision with the ground”. The report contains no recommendations.

The pilot could leave the wreck unharmed but the passenger from the power company hurt his shoulder and was brought to hospital.


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



Photo of SE-JKP courtesy

Linköping - Malmen (ESCF)
2 June 2012; (c) Fred Willemsen

Revision history:

09-Jan-2014 18:17 Masen63 Added
09-Jan-2014 19:24 Flygfantast Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
09-Jan-2014 19:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
10-Jan-2014 06:34 Masen63 Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 22:53 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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