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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214095
Last updated: 6 October 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1985
Time:08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-KLQ
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:28km W of Scartwater, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jumba, QLD
Destination airport:Scartwater, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The helicopter suffered a complete and unexpected engine failure and attempts to restart the engine during autorotation were unsuccessful. It was landed in a small clearing and the tail boom was severed.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503492/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31105/aair198503492.pdf

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


Revision history:

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