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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147148
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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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:
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.


Revision history:

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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