Report on serious incident at Flatoy in Hordaland county, Norway 14 Dec 2014 - Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3, LN-OWE
The helicopter was about to land on a construction site and was approximately 2 m above the ground at low speed when the tail rotor hit a stack of concrete blocks. The helicopter was still controllable, and landed a few meters ahead without further incident. Damage to tail rotor and lower vertical tail fin.
This report is in Norwegian only. No safety recommendation is issued in connection with this investigation.
|Location||Flatoy, Hordaland, Norway|
|Aircraft||Airbus Helicopter AS 350 B3 Ecureuil|
|Operator||Nord Helikopter AS|
|Type of occurrence||Serious incident|
|Type of operation||Commercial, other|
|Category of operation||Light, helicopter (<= 2 250kg)|
|Aircraft category||Helicopter, Single-engine, Turboprop/turboshaft|
|FIR/AOR||ENOB (Bodø FIC/OFIR)|