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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152754
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Date:03-JAN-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic mosx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mosquito Aviation XE
Owner/operator:P R Boocock, Rangiora
Registration: ZK-IXE
C/n / msn: MXE1043107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Okuku River -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Lees Valley
Destination airport:Loburn
Narrative:
A spark plug in the helicopterís engine blew out while flying from the Lees Valley
to Loburn. An autorotation was conducted at the Okuku River, during which the
tail boom struck the bank, destroying the helicopter. The pilot was uninjured.

Sources:

NZCAA accident reports for w/e 7Jan2013


Images:


Raglan 26Oct2010

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2013 23:35 flyernzl Added

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