ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145165
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Date:20-APR-2012
Time:11:15 a.m.
Type:"Experimental helicopter"
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eromanga, 316 km west of Charleville, QLD, Australia -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A man flying a one-person "experimental helicopter" has crashed and died on a private property in western Queensland.

The pilot was mustering cattle shortly before his fatal incident.


Sources:
1. http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/man-dies-as-experimental-helicopter-crashes-at-eromanga-western-queensland/story-e6frfkp9-1226334525043
2. http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2012/04/23/pilot-was-mustering-he-died/freoof-1226334525043
3. https://www.facebook.com/QueenslandPolice/posts/420119281350647
4. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-20/man-dead-in-chopper-crash/3963320
5. http://helihub.com/2012/04/20/20-apr-12-eromanga-australia-1f/
6. http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2012/04/20/fatal-aircraft-incident-eromanga/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Apr-2012 00:21 gerard57 Added
24-Apr-2012 00:28 gerard57 Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2012 17:34 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
06-Sep-2013 15:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Sep-2013 15:38 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2013 15:40 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
06-Sep-2013 15:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
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