Incident Airbus Helicopters BK 117D-2 / H145 OE-XRE, Friday 14 April 2023
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Date:Friday 14 April 2023
Time:c. 22:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus Helicopters BK 117D-2 / H145
Owner/operator:ARA Flugrettung gemeinnützige GmbH
Registration: OE-XRE
MSN: 20056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Bidingen, Bavaria -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Augsburg Universitätsklinikum
Destination airport:Bezirkskrankenhaus Reutte
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Airbus Helicopters BK 117D-2 / H145, operated by ARA Flugrettung gemeinnützige GmbH as "RK-2", collided with a pigeon while returning to the Bezirkskrankenhaus Reutte, Ehenbichl, after they delivered a patient at the Augsburg Universitätsklinikum, Bavaria. The crew performed an emergency landing near Bidingen, Bavaria.
The four occupants were not injured and the helicopter received a cracked windshield.

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15-Apr-2023 10:49 limaoscarzulu Added

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