22-Feb-19 F-HSOX Airbus EC145 Bidarray, France

Air Ambulance on approach to land – a sheet from a farm building broke loose and embedded in the blades of the helicopter, causing it to turn through 180 degrees, landing heavily from low level. The crew consisting of a doctor, a nurse, a pilot and a flight assistant were unharmed but shocked

[Wrongly quoted elsewhere as AW109E F-GPBH, which was cancelled from the French register in August 2016]

Date
February 22, 2019
Reg
F-HSOX
Make
Eurocopter
Model
EC145
MSN
9271
Location
Bidarray, between Cambo-les-Bains and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Country
France
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Babcock-MCS-France
Link 1
http://www.larepubliquedespyrenees.fr/2019/02/25/bayonne-l-helicoptere-du-smur-accidente-lors-d-une-intervention,2521537.php
Link 2
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/insolite/pays-basque-le-pilote-d-un-helicoptere-du-samu-evite-le-pire-1551037935

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