Helicopter crashes while heliskiing in Switzerland, three dead

Helicopter crashes while heliskiing in Switzerland, three dead
Helicopter crashes while heliskiing in Switzerland, three dead
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Three people did not survive the helicopter crash in Switzerland on Tuesday. The machine was carrying adherents of the adrenaline sport, heliskiing, but crashed on the landing area and then slid further down the slope. The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

A mountain guide and four clients were on board the B3 helicopter with the pilot. They wanted to operate heliskiing, i.e. an adrenaline sport in which skiers or snowboarders are dropped from a machine into open terrain.

This offers them the opportunity to enjoy and explore “normally” inaccessible places. They didn’t get the chance to do that now. The helicopter crashed on a mountain airfield and slid down a slope.

The two injured were treated immediately and then transported to the hospital. “A third person was also later rescued,” added the police. But the other passengers paid for their thirst for adrenaline with their lives.

The accident happened on the approximately 3,600-meter-high Petit Combin mountain in southwestern Switzerland. The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. In March 2021, the richest Czech Petr Kellner (†56) also died due to a helicopter crash during a heliskiing trip in Alaska.


The article is in Czech

Tags: Helicopter crashes heliskiing Switzerland dead

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