Date of occurrence:


Accident with a helicopter 15 outside Sveg, Härjedalen municipality

During a night flight with NVG (Night Vision Goggles), a bird collided with a helicopter 15. The bird went through the windshield and struck the pilot in the face with injuries as a result. The co-pilot took over the maneuvering and was able to perform a safe landing.


Mikael Karanikas

Investigator in charge

Agne Widholm

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Last updated:
5 December 2023