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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154378
Last updated: 9 June 2019
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Date:11-OCT-1981
Time:06:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 341G Gazelle
Owner/operator:National Parks & Wildlife Service
Registration: VH-WLS
C/n / msn: 1361
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Warrumbungle NP, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Canyon Camp, NSW
Destination airport:Coonabarrabran, NSW
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
Crashed into trees and caught fire after entering turbulences and downdrafts.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.atsb.gov.au/publication/investigation_reports/1981/aair/aair_198101486.aspx]


Images:

Photo of VH-WLS courtesy AirHistory.net


Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
October 1977; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2013 20:20 TB Added
23-Mar-2013 20:36 TB Updated [Cn, Operator]
04-May-2013 06:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Nature, Source]
25-Jun-2013 09:39 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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