Incident AgustaWestland AW119 Koala I-AWCD, Sunday 8 February 2015
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Date:Sunday 8 February 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic A119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AgustaWestland AW119 Koala
Owner/operator:Pellissier Helicopter
Registration: I-AWCD
MSN: 14513
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Valgrisenche -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter, during heliski operations, with avalanche danger level 4 and strong wind, crashed with the passengers onboard, causing an avalanche that hit the skiers landed and involving other skiers. One skier was injured he must remain hospitalized for two weeks and the pilot was injured.
Wreckage sitting unrepaired and now, from civil rotorcraft registration database, I-AWCD has been declared "written off" (W/O).


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 June 2013 I-AWCD Agusta Westland / Pellissier Helicopters 0 Vergiate (VA) sub

Revision history:

08-Feb-2015 15:38 Lakota Added
08-Feb-2015 15:42 Lakota Updated [Location]
08-Feb-2015 18:52 Lakota Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2015 18:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
09-Feb-2015 04:55 Lakota Updated [Narrative]
09-Feb-2015 11:12 Lakota Updated [Source]
09-Feb-2015 17:33 Lakota Updated [Narrative]
10-Feb-2015 08:15 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
18-Apr-2015 09:29 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2015 19:26 Events observer Updated [Narrative]
06-Aug-2015 06:51 Events observer Updated [Narrative]
20-Jan-2016 17:31 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2016 14:58 Anon. Updated [Location]

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