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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43007
Last updated: 31 August 2015
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Date:04-AUG-2000
Time:0920 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:C. Gerber
Registration: ZS-HKP
C/n / msn: 1426
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burgersfort -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Burgersfort, South Africa
Destination airport:Steelpoort, South Africa
Narrative:
On August 4, 2000, at 0920 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Bell 206B (registration ZS-HKP, Bell Helicopter serial no. 1426), that was privately owned and operated by the pilot, crashed on farmland near Burgersfort, South Africa. The daylight flight in visual meteorological conditions had departed another farm in the area, and was en route to a mine in Steelpoort, South Africa.

Initial reports are that after an engine difficulty, the pilot entered an autorotation, and the pilot and sole passenger on board were fatally injured in the impact and post-crash fire.

Sources:
1. NTSB Identification: IAD00RA078 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001212X21749&ntsbno=IAD00RA078&akey=1
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/2001/2001%20-%201481.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
13-Apr-2015 19:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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