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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64315
Last updated: 24 June 2018
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Date:11-FEB-1979
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-HMO
C/n / msn: 74-0614S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaimanawa Range -   New Zealand
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Narrative:
Helicopter crashed and destroyed by fire in Kaimanawa Range, 29km southeast of Turangi. Had just dropped off a shooter, pilot died in the crash. Registration cancelled 21 Feb 1979. Pilot Douglas Fraser.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletter 1979 No 2, Register Review No 10, 1979.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
15-May-2018 13:36 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-May-2018 05:39 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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