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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212117
Last updated: 13 September 2020
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Date:14-JUN-2018
Time:08:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MD Helicopters MD600N
Owner/operator:Helicopters Hawkes Bay Ltd
Registration: ZK-ILD
C/n / msn: RN-058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ngamatea Station, NE of Taihape -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed undertaking an agricultural crop survey operation. All five occupants were injured, two seriously and another died in hospital from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Sources:

http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/emergency/five-hospitalised-after-chopper-crash/
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK1806/S00344/five-taken-to-hospital-following-helicopter-crash.htm
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/104713580/two-men-critical-after-chopper-with-five-on-board-crashes-near-waiouru
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12071363
https://www.aeroboek.nl/600/RN-058.HTM
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/122362634/no-safety-briefing-for-fatal-hawkes-bay-helicopter-flight-civil-aviation-authority-finds


https://www.avsec.govt.nz/assets/publications/fatal-accident-reports/ZK-ING-Fatal.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2018 05:39 gerard57 Added
14-Jun-2018 11:29 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
14-Jun-2018 11:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Jun-2018 05:13 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
15-Jun-2018 05:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Jun-2018 20:25 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-May-2020 06:48 JMW69 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
06-Aug-2020 20:39 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2020 07:43 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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