06.12.2017 - AS 350B3e Ecureuil HB-ZOI - Valle del Carcale, Gordola/TI

This morning around 11:00 the AS 350B3e Ecureuil HB-ZOI in service with Heli-TV was involved in an accident in the Carcale valley above the village of Gordola. According to the information gathered, the helicopter shortly after the landing rolled on its left side and stopped. Emergency services such as firefighters, ambulances, REGA helicopters and police rushed on the scene.
The management of Heli-TV SA specifies that fortunately nor the pilot nor the flight attendant were injured. The helicopter, purchased last July, reported significant damages.
The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB) will investigate to determine the causes of the accident.