Helicopter accident in the United Kingdom

Civil Aviation
Date of occurrence: 2017-05-05

Investigated by United Kingdom.

A helicopter of the model AS350B3 crashed on the airfield in Wycombe Air Park, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, during an instructional flight. There were three persons on board. Two of them, who were Swedish nationals, were seriously injured. One of them died later due to his injuries. The helicopter was substantially damaged. 

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in UK is investigating the accident. In accordance with a request from AAIB, SHK has appointed an Accredited Representative to assist the investigation.

Chairperson in Sweden
Jonas Bäckstrand
Accredited representative
Nicolas Seger

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