09.09.2020 - Kaman K-1200 K-Max - Täsch/Zermatt/VS

The cantonal police of the Canton of Valais informs that on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 3:29 p.m. it was alarmed following an accident happened at "Zum Biel" a locality situated between the villages of Täsch and Zermatt which involved the Kaman K-1200 K-Max HB-ZVM helicopter. The latter was preparing to land when it suddenly collided with a vehicle. 
The aircraft involved had entered into service at the beginning of the year with the company Rotex Helicopter AG.
Stève Léger, spokesman for the Valaisan police, said that the material damage was extensive but fortunately no one was injured.
In addition to the police, firefighters rushed on the scene of the accident.
The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB) will investigate to determine the causes of the accident.