28-Apr-17 HB-XXM Airbus SE3160 Steffisburg, Switzerland

After hearing a loud noise at an altitude of 3500ft, the pilot commenced autorotation and landed in a field without further apparent damage.  Once on the ground, damage was found to a tail rotor control cable

Date
April 28, 2017
Reg
HB-XXM
Make
Eurocopter
Model
SA316
MSN
1187
Country
Switzerland
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
https://www2.sust.admin.ch/pdfs/AV-berichte/HB-XXM.pdf
Link 2
https://www.fwsteffisburg.ch/2017/04/28/18-notlandung-hubschrauber/
Link 3
http://www.1815.ch/news/vermischtes/news/helikopter-stuerzt-beim-landen-auf-dem-petersgrat-ab-pilot-tot-20170514103402/

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