Investigation of helicopter accident at Svanvik, Finnmark county Norway

Description

On 14 November 2018 an Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3 was used for demounting of an old mast close to Svanvik, Finnmark county, Norway. During the long line operation, the main rotor blades hit the new mast which was built a few meters away, resulting in vibration. The pilot immediately stopped the operation, and made an emercency landing nearby. No persons were injured.

Latest update: 07.01.2019

Location
Svanvik, Finnmark, Norway
Occurrence date
14.11.2018
Aircraft
Airbus Helicopter AS 350 B3 Ecureuil
Registration
LN-OAN
Meteorological conditions
VMC
County
Finnmark
Type of occurrence
Serious incident
Type of operation
Commercial, other
Category of operation
Light, helicopter (<= 2 250kg)
Aircraft category
Helicopter, Single-engine, Turboprop/turboshaft
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