Accident Robinson R44 Astro D-HIZZ, Thursday 10 January 2013
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Date:Thursday 10 January 2013
Time:16:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R44 Astro
Registration: D-HIZZ
MSN: 0109
Year of manufacture:1994
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Autobahn A6, Schwäbisch Hall -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:EDMA
Destination airport:Heilbronn
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The four-seat helicopter got caught in high-voltage power lines while low flying in fog and crashed on the Autobahn 6 highway. Pieces of debris injured a truck driver. The pilot and owner (aged 42) was killed.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: BFU 3X001-13
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

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Revision history:

10-Jan-2013 12:53 gerard57 Added
10-Jan-2013 12:55 harro Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 01:41 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 01:49 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 02:21 gnomy Updated [Time]
11-Jan-2013 02:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 07:14 Kaminkatze Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Source]
11-Jan-2013 08:26 Anon. Updated [Cn]
11-Jan-2013 10:57 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 14:56 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 14:58 RobertMB Updated [Source]
11-Jan-2013 15:08 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 15:08 RobertMB Updated
12-Jan-2013 01:37 gerard57 Updated [Location]
10-Sep-2014 19:01 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]

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