Accident with a helicopter 15 outside Sveg, Härjedalen municipality

Date of occurrence: 2017-02-03

During a night flight with NVG (Night Vision Goggles), a bird collided with a helicopter 15. The bird went through the windshield and struck the pilot in the face with injuries as a result. The co-pilot took over the maneuvering and was able to perform a safe landing.

Mikael Karanikas
Investigator in charge
Agne Widholm

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published