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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168803
Last updated: 29 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Registration: ZK-HHG
C/n / msn: 116-0030D
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mohaka near Wairoa -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Collided with two 11,000 volt electric power conductors. The safety issues identified were the need for detailed preparation before engaging in low level air transport operations, the permissive operation of low level air transport operations and the marking of long spans of wires above wide valleys.


Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation 053/94 issued 15 September 1994 by TAIC to CAA NZ
Safety recommendation 054/94 issued 15 September 1994 by TAIC to CAA NZ
Safety recommendation 055/94 issued 15 September 1994 by TAIC to CAA NZ

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Aug-2014 06:17 Aerossurance Added
16-Sep-2019 13:48 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn, Damage]
29-Jul-2020 06:59 Ron Averes Updated [Registration, Cn]

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