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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214091
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B
Registration: VH-BHC
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hoskinstown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Hoskinstown, NSW
Destination airport:Approx. 10km S of departure point
Investigating agency: BASI
Just after takeoff, the helicopter collided with a powerline before impacting the ground and coming to rest inverted. The occupants were able to vacate the aircraft before it was destroyed by a post-impact fire.


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

Revision history:

06-Aug-2018 05:41 Pineapple Added

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