ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74062
Last updated: 19 September 2014
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Date:25-APR-2010
Time:06:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:3 Sqn, RNZAF
Registration: NZ3806
C/n / msn: 11705
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hills near Centennial Highway, about 40km N of Wellington -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:RNZAF Base Ohakea - NZOH
Destination airport:Wellington
Narrative:
Three persons were killed and a fourth seriously injured when their Iroquois crashed in heavy fog. The wreckage was found on a farm, on a hillside above the Centennial Highway just to the northeast of Pukerua Bay, about 40km north of Wellington.
The helicopter was one of 3 traveling to Wellington to perform a flypast at the ANZAC Day dawn service.
The surviving crewman was taken to Wellington Hospital in a stable condition.
Flight Lieutenant Hayden Madsen, Flying Officer Daniel Gregory and Corporal Benjamin Carson R.I.P.

Sources:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/3620651/Airforce-chopper-crashes-near-Wellington
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10640771
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/3620627/Helicopter-crash
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/air-force-crash-investigation-continues-3488770




RNZAF Base Ohakea 16Mar2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2010 15:32 angels one five Added
24-Apr-2010 15:56 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2010 15:57 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2010 22:26 da1434 Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]
24-Apr-2010 22:34 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total occupants]
25-Apr-2010 00:21 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2010 02:29 da1434 Updated [Total occupants]
25-Apr-2010 04:37 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
25-Apr-2010 12:12 angels one five Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2010 12:19 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2010 21:25 flyernzl Updated [[Time, Source, Narrative]]
25-Apr-2010 21:25 flyernzl Updated [Registration, Cn]
01-May-2010 16:58 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 02:50 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2014 00:11 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
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