On January 27, 2010, at 1323 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Robinson Helicopter Company model R44, s/n 0024, Norwegian registration LN-OCV, was substantially damaged when it impacted Oslofjord, near Horten, Norway. The pilot and 3 passengers were fatally injured. Marginal visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight departed the Brunstad Conference Center near Mellsomvik, Norway, at 1313 UTC, and was en route to Bygdøy, near Oslo, Norway.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Norwegian government. Further information may be obtained from:

Accident Investigation Board of Norway
P.O. Box 213
N-2001 Lillestrøm

Phone: + 47 63 89 63 00
Fax: + 47 63 89 63 01
E-mail: post@aibn.no
Webpage: http://www.aibn.no

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Accident Investigation Board of Norway.

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