14-Sep-11 F-HFBI Eurocopter AS350B3 Vallorcine, France (4F)

Tail rotor struck a cable while on a reconaissance flight.  Two occupants thrown clear of the helicopter and two trapped inside.  Piloting the helicopter was Jacques Fouque, an experienced pilot and mountain guide, the engineering director of the Emosson dam Regis Desmus, Jean-Marc Mermillod, from IG3M a company specialising in lifts and cable work and Sebastien Brun, the helicopter mechanic and son of CMBH director Pascal Brun.

Date
September 14, 2011
Reg
F-HFBI
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
4824
Location
Vallorcine (Haute-Savoie), near the French-Swiss border
Country
France
Fatal
4
Operator
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc-Helicopters
Link 1
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tdg.ch%2Factu%2Fmonde%2Fcrash-helicoptere-fait-4-morts-vallorcine-haute-savoie-2011-09-14
Link 2
http://www.mydestination.com/chamonix/news/7191/helicopter-crash-in-the-chamonix-valley-kills-four

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