ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146383
Last updated: 29 November 2014
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Date:18-JUN-2012
Time:11:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer 269C-1 (300CBi)
Owner/operator:Airpower Pty. Ltd.
Registration: VH-LTO
C/n / msn: 0193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Redcliffe Aerodrome - YRED, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YRED
Destination airport:YRED
Narrative:
A Schweizer 269C-1 (300CBi) helicopter was performing a simulated forced landing during a local training flight, but landed heavily and rolled on its side at Redcliffe Aerodrome - YRED, Queensland.

Both crewmembers survived. One of them suffered minor injuries.

ATSB issued a notice on the risks of autorotations after this accident.

Sources:
http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/moreton/helicopter-crash-at-redcliffe-aerodrome/story-fn8m0yu3-1226398618505
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2012/aair/ao-2012-082.aspx
https://www.atsb.gov.au/newsroom/news-items/2012/the-risks-surrounding-practice-autorotations.aspx


http://www.flickr.com/photos/canvaswings/7031067773/in/photostream/ (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2012 23:21 gerard57 Added
18-Jun-2012 06:08 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Aug-2014 18:19 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
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