According to news report on "Bayerischer Rundfunk" the helicopter turned on its side shortly after touching down at Sendelbach Airfield, causing extensive damage to the helicopter.
The 45-year-old pilot and the 65-year-old teacher luckily suffered only minor injuries.
(1 inj., w/o) --- 18 helicopters participating on a private fly-in at Hotel Weißer Bär at Mülheim an der Mosel, 10kms ESE of Wittlich, Rheinland-Pfalz, W Germany, were hit by an extreme hailstorm with tennis-ball size hailstones.All helicopters present were substantially damaged and had to depart the event by means of truck.After taking off from Forde Airport, they flew south towards Arnafjorden at an altitude of about 3.000ft.At Vikory on the south side of Sognefjorden the helicopters were heading SE and climbed to fly over a mountain range.(crashed into a wooded area close to Kreisstrasse 5933 near Neuhausen ob Eck, Baden-Württemberg, SW Germany, whilst on a flight from Donaueschingen Airfield.
According to radar images the helicopter suddenly went into a steep decent until disappearing from the radar.
The pilot managed to immediately land the helicopter.
Initial assessment reveals bucket, helicopter tail and one main rotor blade damage. (dmg) --- BK117 of DRF - Luftrettung operating as Christoph 51 was damaged shortly after landing at Stuttgart/Mitte - Klinikum (- Katharinenhospital) rooftop Helipad when a 53-year-old employee of the Katharinenhospital was fatally hit by the rotating tailrotor.
--- A109 Power of HTM - Helicopter Travel Munich was badly damaged shortly after landing at Oberschleißheim Airfield, Bavaria, S Germany, after completing a flight from nearby Ottobrunn Heliport when suddenly vibrations occured due to ground resonance causing the helicopter to turn on its side.
group of five helicopters were used for a vacation in Sweden and Norway.
The pilot has his life-raft close to hand and his survival suit was on when the helicopter hit the water.