ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182576
Last updated: 16 August 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:19-DEC-2015
Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Office of Environment and Heritage (New South Wales)
Registration: VH-NPS
MSN: 3239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Glenbrook, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Warragamba Dam, NSW
Destination airport:Glenbrook (YGNB)
Narrative:
The aircraft's tail rotor struck an underslung bucket whilst landing at Glenbrook, NSW, resulting in damage to the TR blades.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2015/aair/ao-2015-147.aspx

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000644648.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2015 10:32 Pineapple Added
21-Dec-2015 13:00 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Narrative]
21-Dec-2015 17:32 Geno Updated [Destination airport, Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description