NTSB Identification: CEN12WA351
Accident occurred Saturday, June 09, 2012 in Teisendorf, Germany
Aircraft: ROBINSON R44, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

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

On June 9, 2012, at 1515 UTC, a Robinson R44 helicopter, Austrian registration OE-XKS, was destroyed when it crashed into trees and mountaneous terrain near Teisendorf, Germany. The pilot and three passengers on board the helicopter were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The foreign, non-scheduled cross-country flight originated at Worms, Germany, and was en route to Salzburg, Austria.

At 1520, the weather conditions at Salzburg, Austria, 12 miles east-southeast of the accident was wind 200 degrees at 3 knots, few clouds at 500 feet, broken ceiling at 6000 feet, visibility 6 miles, rain, temperature 57 degrees Fahrenheit (F), dew point 55 F, and altimeter setting 1017 hPa (pascals)

This investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the German government. Any further information may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation
Bundesstelle fur Flugenfallensuchung (BFU)
Herman-Blenk Strasse 16
38108 Braunschweig
Telefax: +49 5 31 - 35 48 - 246
Phone: +49 5 31 - 35 48 - 0
E-mail: ops@bfu-web.de

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

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