On July 23, 2010, at 1510 UTC, a Bell 204 B, Austrian registration OE-XBT, crashed in mountainous terrain near Dienten am Hochkonig, Salzburg, Austria, while transporting concrete for building construction. The pilot, the sole person on board, was killed and the helicopter was substantially damaged. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

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

Federal Office of Transport
Accident Investigation Branch/Department of Aviation
P.O. Box 3000
Lohnergasse 9
A-1210 Vienna

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

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