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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168526
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Whirl-Wide Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HDT
C/n / msn: 70-0242S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Blue Duck, Kaikoura Range -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-US Registry as N9695F; to New Zealand as ZK-HDT in 1971 (first Hughes 369 on New Zealand registry). Badly damaged 28-07-1972 when crashed at Blue Duck transmitter site, Kaikoura Range; pilot D Finlayson.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. http://www.kiwiaircraftimages.com/h500.html
3. http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/h369hs.php
4. New Zealand Wings, November 1973


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2016 19:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Jun-2018 19:25 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
20-Jul-2020 20:04 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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