Helicopter File Number BEA2019-0344 Accident, Dye 1 radiostation, on 24 June 2019, AEROSPATIALE - AS350, OY-HGT

Accident to the Airbus AS350 registered OY-HGT on 24/06/2019 near DYE 1 station [Investigation led by AAIB / Denmark]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Danish authorities:

The pilot lost his spatial orientation during a sling operation, and consequently, the helicopter collided with the terrain. The terrain was at 4.800 feet MSL and clouds was passing by, and the terrain was occasionally shrouded in clouds/fog.