This helicopter was constructed in France by Eurocopter in 2001. It was the second Colibri purchased by Polarhelikopter (after SE-JHA
) - a company that had based its activities on two Hughes 500 aircraft (SE-HLR
The helicopter arrived to Sweden in January of 2001, imported by Savback Helicopters
. The two EC 120s of Polarhelikopter soon replaced the Hughes helicopters. The Colibris are used for a wide range of tasks - everything from reindeer herding to passenger transports and aerial works.
Polarhelikopter was acquired by Kallax Flyg
on 1st of January 2006. SE-JHB
remained in the Polarhelikopter fleet for nine months, but was then transferred to Kallax Flyg
and provided with an all-red livery.