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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209021
Last updated: 2 June 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B (III)
Registration: VH-HRE
MSN: 2745
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:56km E of Wittenoom, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Hooley Station, WA
Destination airport:Hooley Station, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was cruising at about 2000 feet above ground level when the pilot heard an unusual noise coming from the engine. He immediately commenced an autorotational descent and was able to make a safe but heavy landing in a heavily-wooded area.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Jun 1997 VH-HRE 0 26km NE of Jabiru, NT w/o

Revision history:

09-Apr-2018 13:25 Pineapple Added

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