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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206800
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Date:23-JAN-1993
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12E
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-AGK
C/n / msn: G358
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:28km S of Smithton, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Nabageena, TAS
Destination airport:Nabageena, TAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The helicopter was engaged in an agricultural spraying operation when the engine failed. The pilot had to overpitch the rotor to avoid colliding with powerlines and the helicopter landed heavily in the subsequent forced landing, resulting in substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199300092/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5226852/199300092.pdf

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


Revision history:

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