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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204467
Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:21-JAN-1990
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-5
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-SJA
C/n / msn: 7828
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:20km W of Nicholson Station, WA -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Nicholson Station, WA
Destination airport:Nicholson Station, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot, who was inexperienced with this type of aircraft, attempted to bring the helicopter to a quick stop at about 50 feet above ground level and lost control of the aircraft in the process. The tail rotor struck the ground and the aircraft landed heavily.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199000072/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31741/aair199000072.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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