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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168805
Last updated: 30 July 2019
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Date:14-JUL-1994
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-55B
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-HSS
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Te Apiti Valley, 6 NM east of Elsthorpe, Hawkes Bay -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Narrative:
The engine lost power at low level, necessitating a forced landing during which the helicopter caught fire and was burned out. The pilot escaped without injury.

Sources:

https://taic.org.nz/inquiries?SkinSrc=[G_]skins%2ftaicAviation%2fskin_aviation

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2014 06:17 Aerossurance Added

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