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
July 15, 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
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/video-helicopter-crashes-into-longford-pub-686696.html
Link 2
http://campus.ie/surviving-college/miraculous-escape-two-aboard-helicopter-craft-crash-lands-beside-pub
Link 3
http://www.herald.ie/news/miracle-escape-for-two-after-helicopter-crashes-into-side-of-pub-31380925.html

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