24-May-11 LN-ODD Eurocopter SA315B Haustreisdalen, Norway

Helicopter had been chartered by Statnett for work on high voltage power lines.  Rotor blade struck pylon and became unstable, crashing to the ground.  Passenger worked for Infratek, subcontractor to Statnett.  Pilot was named as Karl Gustav Backlund.

Date
May 24, 2011
Reg
LN-ODD
Make
Eurocopter
Model
SA315
MSN
2578
Location
Haustreisdalen, in Grane municipality in Nordland.
Country
Norway
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Nordlandsfly
Link 1
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Link 2
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Link 3
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