Accident to the helicopter Airbus SE313 registered 9A-HAT on 03/07/2018 on Zlarin island [Investigation led by AZI / Croatia]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the authorities of Croatia:


During panoramic flight, pilot experienced loud bang followed by vibrations. Pilot decided to and managed to land by auto rotation to suitable location. During landing helicopter suffered substantial damage. Pilot suffered no injuries while the passengers had minor injuries. Helicopter was loosing parts in the air during last phase of the flight.