Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama HB-XEO, Monday 21 November 1983
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Date:Monday 21 November 1983
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Air Glaciers SA
Registration: HB-XEO
MSN: 2321
Year of manufacture:1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Savièse, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Sion - LSGS
Destination airport:Sion - LSGS
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A helper on ground fell off a wall and was killed because of the main rotor downdraft. The helicopter was not damaged.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 September 1980 HB-XEO Air Glaciers SA 0 Jungfraufirn, VS sub
13 October 1993 HB-XEO Air Glaciers SA 0 Château-d'Oex, VD min
30 August 2016 HB-XEO Air Glaciers 0 La Médettaz, Salvan Gorge, near Tretien w/o
Collision with pole or wires

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
18-Dec-2010 04:06 Alpine Flight Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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