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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194278
Last updated: 25 May 2021
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Time:11:44 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 206A Jet Ranger
Registration: VH-DPU
MSN: 8130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Keppel Creek, Curtis Island, SE of Rockhampton, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Caboolture YCAB
Destination airport:Keppel Creek, Curtis Island
The helicopter crashed while on approach to Keppel Creek for a fishing expedition. Both occupants were seriously injured. Police were alerted to the incident when luggage from the helicopter washed up on a nearby beach. The survivors were located about 35 hours after the accident by a rescue helicopter conducting a night search.




Revision history:

18-Mar-2017 16:29 gerard57 Added
18-Mar-2017 19:16 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source]
19-Mar-2017 07:12 bidgee Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2017 08:20 bidgee Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
19-Mar-2017 08:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
19-Mar-2017 14:03 kardo Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2017 23:03 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2017 11:08 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
02-Apr-2017 21:08 Geno Updated [Source]

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