15-Jul-15 G-BXTH Airbus SA341G Abbeyshrule, Ireland

Helicopter ended up on its side on a narrow strip of grass between hotel and canal after main blades struck building.  Unclear from early press reports whether it was an intentional or emergency landing.  Pilot “detained on suspicion of endangerment”

Date:
15 July, 2015
Reg:
G-BXTH
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
SA341
MSN:
1120
Location:
In the grounds of Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule - less than a mile from Abbeyshrule Aerodrome
Country:
Ireland
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/video-helicopter-crashes-into-longford-pub-686696.html
Link:
http://campus.ie/surviving-college/miraculous-escape-two-aboard-helicopter-craft-crash-lands-beside-pub
Link:
http://www.herald.ie/news/miracle-escape-for-two-after-helicopter-crashes-into-side-of-pub-31380925.html

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