ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30029
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:09-SEP-2000
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Owner/operator:Heyns Helicopters
Registration: ZS-RIW
C/n / msn: 95956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baia Camp -   Malaysia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shortly after picking up a log on a long line the pilot heard a "change of noise", which he thought was an engine or gearbox problem. He dropped the load and headed downhill for a site about 1km away, but was forced to put the aircraft down in a small clearing where both main and tail rotor hit trees.

Sources:
1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/2001/2001%20-%201482.html
2. http://www.rotorspot.nl/ra.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2011 11:52 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Mar-2011 15:51 TB Updated [Time, Source]
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