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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214091
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1985
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B
Owner/operator:
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
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198502507/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/32009/aair198502507.pdf

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


Revision history:

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