Accident Airbus Helicopters H125 N21FY,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 349382
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Date:Tuesday 26 December 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus Helicopters H125
Owner/operator:Alpha Aviation LLC
Registration: N21FY
MSN: 9116
Year of manufacture:2021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Palmer, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Alaska Glacier Lodge, AK (03AN)
Destination airport:Alaska Glacier Lodge, AK (03AN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Airbus Helicopters H125 suffered a dynamic rollover when the skid caught some rocks during a “hard, unscheduled landing” on Knik Glacier, Alaska during a sightseeing tour.
Alpha Aviation used another of their helicopters to pick up the seven people from the crash site. Two were treated for minor injuries.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report




Revision history:

27-Dec-2023 15:08 harro Added
27-Dec-2023 15:14 harro Updated [Other fatalities]
27-Dec-2023 16:01 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
28-Dec-2023 15:12 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2023 15:14 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
09-Jan-2024 18:06 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report]

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