Helicopter File Number BEA2018-0836 Accident, AD Andorre–La Seu d'Urgell, on 22 November 2018, AEROSPATIALE - AS350, EC-MVV

Accident to the Airbus AS350 registered EC-MVV on 22/11/2018 at Andorra - La Seu d'Urgel [Investigation led by CIAIAC / Spain]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Spanish authorities:

During the transport of a concrete load for the renewal of an electrical power line tower, the sling of the helicopter touched the power line and an electrical discharge occurred, which hurt seriously two operators on the ground managing the concrete tank.The helicopter was not damaged. The pilot, sole occupant of the aircraft was not injured. Two workers on the ground were seriously injured