Sector Defence

Apache wire strike during night flying Zoelmond

Introduction

During a night flying exercise on 13 November 2017, a Dutch Defence Apache helicopter fled a lightning wire over a high-voltage line near the town of Zoelmond. There were no injuries, but due to the collision, a power outage occurred for several hours in the area.

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  • Start date 13 nov. 2017
  • End date 6 sep. 2018
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationClosed

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