Accident to the Airbus AS350 registered OE-XBE on 05/09/2023 at Gerola Alta

Powerline strike during approach with reduced visibility conditions, collision with ground

Responsible entity

Italy - ANSV

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Italian authorities:

During a transfer flight from Livigno to Caiolo, visibility quickly degraded due to fog. The helicopter impacted an electric power line and crashed into the ground while attempting to land on a grassy field.