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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208608
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1995
Time:07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-OBK
C/n / msn: 1190855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sassafras, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Sassafras, TAS
Destination airport:Sassafras, TAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was conducting an aerial spraying operation when he commenced a climbing turn to the left to avoid a hedge with a house behind. The aircraft did not respond to control inputs and began heading for the hedge. The pilot managed to fly clear of the hedge, but the helicopter began to descend until it impacted the ground and rolled over.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199500011/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932483/199500011.pdf

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


Revision history:

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