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Last updated: 18 August 2021
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Date:23-AUG-1993
Time:15:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-HJQ
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Port Douglas, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Agincourt Reef, QLD
Destination airport:Port Douglas, QLD
Narrative:
Due to a fuel contamination, the helicopter suffered a power loss as it was approaching the coast in which the pilot conducted an autorotational descent and landing. The aircraft landed heavily on the mud flats, resulting in damage to the landing skids and tail boom.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199302677/


Revision history:

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11-Mar-2018 09:43 Pineapple Added

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