NTSB Identification: WAS02WA011
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 11, 2001 in Phitippeburg, Germany
Aircraft: Robinson R22, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On December 11, 2001, a Robinson R22 helicopter, German Registration D-HLHL, was destroyed upon contact with terrain under unknown circumstances near Phitippeburg, Germany. The commercial pilot, sole occupant of the helicopter, was fatally injured. The helicopter was owned and operated by Gerhard Schultz of Mannheim, Germany. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal flight for which a VFR flight plan was filed. The local flight departed from the Mannheim airport at approximately 1200.

This accident is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of Germany. Additional information may be obtained from:

Bundesstelle fur Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU)
Hermann-Blenk-Str.16
D-38108 Braunschweig
Germany

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the BFU of the German Government.

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