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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193715
Last updated: 4 February 2020
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Date:19-FEB-2017
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes H369E
Owner/operator:Precision Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HRK
C/n / msn: 0267E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waimarino Forest near Raetihi, NI -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter, transporting bees, crashed under unknown circumstances. The pilot was seriously injured.

Sources:

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/324825/bee-pilot-injured-in-helicopter-crash
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11803623
https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20170301X14146&ntsbno=WPR17WA069&akey=1
http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKHQU.htm
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001007075.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2017 09:57 gerard57 Added
20-Feb-2017 08:45 gerard57 Updated [Operator]
20-Feb-2017 11:01 Anon. Updated [Source]
20-Feb-2017 11:07 harro Updated [Operator, Source]
20-Feb-2017 15:23 harro Updated [Source]
23-Mar-2017 15:44 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage]

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