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Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:07-APR-1985
Time:12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22A
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-FHK
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, QLD
Destination airport:Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Because of obstructions around the intended landing area, the pilot carried out a downwind approach. As the pilot reduced the speed of the helicopter for landing it was caught by a sudden gust of wind. The helicopter sank, struck the ground and bounced before landing on the left skid which entered a depression in the ground resulting in the helicopter rolling over.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503507/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/28668/aair198503507.pdf

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


Revision history:

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