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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213133
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:01-SEP-1984
Time:08:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12E
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-CCU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:9km SW of Boorowa, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:7km SW of Boorowa, NSW
Destination airport:7km SW of Boorowa, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The helicopter collided with a powerline during an aerial spraying operation, resulting in the tail boom being severed. The aircraft impacted the ground some 150 metres from the collision point and the pilot sustained minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1984/aair/aair198401402/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34240/aair198401402.pdf

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


Revision history:

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