Serious incident Agusta A139 VH-...,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 310335
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Date:Sunday 30 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Agusta A139
Registration: VH-...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Darwin Aerodrome, 178° M 48Km, NT -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Darwin Airport, NT (DRW/YPDN)
Destination airport:Litchfield (YLIT)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During cruise, the crew of the Agusta AW139 detected another helicopter at the same level on a reciprocal track. The AW139 crew took avoiding action to regain separation. No radio calls were heard from the other helicopter and the AW139 crew was not able to establish communications with them.


ATSB OA2017-01901

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