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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147148
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:27-JUL-2012
Time:08:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Garlick-Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:C J Rance Ltd.
Registration: ZS-HCR
C/n / msn: 4330
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Amatole mountains -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Helicopter was working fires in the mountains, weather conditions were winds up to 80 km/h. The bambi bucket collidied with the rising terrain and crashed.

Sources:

http://www.algoafm.co.za/article.aspx?id=2943
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/113e15804c21a9c19821ffa583a5af00/One-dead-in-E-Cape-helicopter-crash-20122707]
http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspxAccidents%20and%20Incidents%20Reports/9064.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2012 11:50 hoverdivine Added
27-Jul-2012 11:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
27-Jul-2012 11:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Phase]
01-Aug-2012 00:18 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2017 09:34 rvargast17 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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