Robinson Crashes in Sweden

Monday, August 26, 2013
By George Hatcher

In August 26, 2013, a Robinson R44 in Tyresö-Flatenm Sweden was fetching water from a lake when the helicopter crashed.

Two people were aboard as the helicopter came in at a low altitude. There was a big bang heard by witnesses on the ground.

A junior high school class of fourteen and fifteen year-olds witnessed when the helicopter fell into lake Tyreso Flaten in Tyreso east. They paddled out to assist the people aboard the helicopter. When police, sea and air rescue and fire personnel responded to the scene, the two victims had already been rescued.

The investigation is still underway.

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