NTSB Identification: DEN08WA048.
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Accident occurred Monday, January 07, 2008 in Zuzenhausen, Germany
Aircraft: Bell 206B, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Minor.

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

On January 7, 2008, at 0800 coordinated universal time, a Bell 206B, German registered D-HJET, owned by LGM Luftfahrtgesellschaft mbH and piloted by the accident pilot, was destroyed when it impacted terrain under unknown circumstances near Zuzenhausen, Germany. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot sustained minor injuries and one passenger was fatally injured. The flight originated from Mannheim, Germany.

The German investigators reported that the "helicopter crashed during a pipeline patrol flight."

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the German government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the German government or German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation
Bundesstelle fuer Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU)
Hermann-Blenk Strasse 16
38108 Braunschweig
Germany

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