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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214255
Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:16-APR-1985
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PHK
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mt Hope, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mt Hope, QLD
Destination airport:Scartwater Station, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The helicopter appeared to lose power following takeoff in which the pilot commenced to land in a suitable landing area. During the landing, the main rotor blades struck a sapling and the helicopter was repositioned to another landing area.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503509/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30573/aair198503509.pdf

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


Revision history:

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