ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146643
Last updated: 5 December 2013
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Narrative:Pilot issued a Mayday shortly after departure. All occupants are employees of Hevilift Ltd. Weather reported as low cloud and poor visibilty in the area. Search underway, no reports of ELB activation.
Bell 206 Long Ranger
|Owner/operator:||Hevi Lift (PNG) Ltd|
|C/n / msn:|| n/a|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Near Interoil Drilling Rig -
Papua New Guinea
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Inter Oil Drilling Rig|
|Destination airport:||Hou Creek (Near Mount Hagen)|
The bodies of two Australians and a New Zealander have been found in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after their helicopter crashed in the country a week ago, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported on Friday 13 July 2012.
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||Updated [Registration, Operator]|
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