Accident AgustaWestland AW139 I-COLK, Saturday 16 March 2024
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Date:Saturday 16 March 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:Avincis Aviation Italia
Registration: I-COLK
MSN: 31119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Monte Rosa Summit, near Capanna Margherita Refuge -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Borgosesia
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An AgustaWestland AW139 rescue helicopter crashed on a snowy northern slope of Monte Rosa, on the Swiss-Italian border. The helicopter was on a rescue mission top the Capanna Regina Margherita refuge, located at an altitude of 4,554 metres.
All 4 people on board (the pilot, alpine rescue technician, flight technician and dog handler) survived.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 August 2015 I-COLK INAER Aviation Italia 0 Sassofortino (GR) non
Collision with pole or wires



Revision history:

16-Mar-2024 17:46 dgualdo Added
16-Mar-2024 17:50 ASN Updated [Narrative, Category]
16-Mar-2024 17:57 dgualdo Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
16-Mar-2024 18:45 dgualdo Updated [Location]
16-Mar-2024 19:29 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
16-Mar-2024 20:57 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Embed code]
21-Mar-2024 09:30 ASN Updated [Location, Source]

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