NTSB Identification: DEN07WA095.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, April 18, 2007 in Gamle Qutdligss, Greenland
Aircraft: Sikorsky S61N, registration:
Injuries: 27 Uninjured.

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

On April 18, 2007, at 1715 coordinated universal time, a Sikorsky S61N, registered OY-HGN, owned and operated by Air Greenland, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain following a loss of power near Gamle Qutdligssat, Greenland. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot, 2 crew members, and 24 passengers were not injured. The flight originated from Kapgla, Greenland.

The Danish investigators reported that "during approach to the sight-seeing point, the crew observed a dramatic loss of power. The aircraft went down on a cliff with approximately 25 degrees nose up and was substantially damaged."

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Danish government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Danish government or the Accident Investigation Board of Denmark. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Board
Langebjergvaenget 21
Roskilde 4000
Denmark


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