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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190986
Last updated: 19 January 2020
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Date:30-OCT-2016
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G2CA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Guimbal Cabri G2
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-IZR
C/n / msn: 1004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Swallows Crossing Vineyard,Tarras, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter hit a pole and crashed whilst engaged in frost control operations due to the pilot being unable to see due to the canopy fogging up. The pilot was injured.

Sources:

www.tvnz.co.nz
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11738554
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/85881161/man-seriously-injured-in-helicopter-crash-near-wanaka
http://helihub.com/2016/10/30/30-oct-16-zk-izr-guimbal-cabri-g2-tarras-new-zealand/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2016 18:05 gerard57 Added
29-Oct-2016 21:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
29-Oct-2016 21:17 Geo Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2016 07:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Oct-2016 17:23 Geo Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2016 07:59 gerard57 Updated [Date]
13-Jun-2017 11:12 rotorspot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Damage]

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