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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61531
Last updated: 24 June 2018
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Date:19-NOV-1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:South-West Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HKX
C/n / msn: 62-0387S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:
Location:Motu River, Raukumara Range -   New Zealand
Phase:
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Helicopter crashed after hitting an aerial cable strung across the Motu River.
Pilot R Joughin and his passenger received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletter 1978 No 2, Register Review No 5, 1978.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
14-May-2018 11:27 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2018 13:36 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
16-May-2018 05:40 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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