20-Dec-12 HB-RXC Bell UH-1H Rüthi, Switzerland

Pilot decided for an emergency landing.  Heavy landing, bounced up into the air and back down on its side. Main rotor mast incl. gear box were separated from fuselage and found 10m from wreckage.  All 4 POB safe, left wreckage by themselves and to hospital.  One minor hand injury.

Date
December 20, 2012
Reg
HB-RXC
Make
Bell
Model
UH-1
MSN
4732
Location
Near the A13 road in Rüthi
Country
Switzerland
CivilMilitary
Civil
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